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Postdoctoral Associate

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Gainesville

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Position Type
Postdoc
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Postdoctoral Associate

Job No: 529013
Work Type: Post Doc Associate
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Grant or Research Administration
Department: 29080100 - MD-PATHOLOGY-GENERAL

Job Description


Classification Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Job Description:

The Department of Pathology, Immunology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine is currently seeking highly motivated, well-organized and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Associate, contributing to our research in the fields of drug development for the cancer immunotherapy, as well as the study of complex interactions between the cell types within the tumor microenvironment. In our well-equipped laboratory, we utilize advanced instruments such as spectrum flow cytometry (up to 35 parameters), single cell RNA sequencing, T cell receptor sequencing, mouse models of many different cancer models, molecular and biochemical techniques to conduct basic and translational research. Our recent effort is to develop degraders (PROTAC or Molecular Glue) that can target intracellular immune checkpoint proteins. To obtain further details about the position, feel free to email Dr. Weizhou Zhang (zhangw@ufl.edu) directly.

Job Duties
  • Plans, designs and conducts experiments.
  • Biochemical characterization of novel PROTACs against novel targets for cancer immunotherapy, mainly using breast, renal and melanoma cancer models.
  • Immune cell-based assays, including flow cytometry using Aurora Cytek, single cell RNAseq, TCR analysis etc.
  • Documents and interprets results of experiments and report to principal investigators.
  • Conducts literature searches and summarizes information in an appropriate format for a particular study.
  • Designs and performs experiments, data analysis.
  • Helps to write and prepare manuscripts.


Expected Salary:

NIH Rate commensurate with experience

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. in Basic Science, Medical Science, or a related field

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree in Cancer Biology, Immunology and/or related biomedical sciences
  • Experience in Bioinformatics analysis of RNAseq, CHIPseq, scRNAseq etc.
  • Experience in administrating mouse with tumors, drugs, or other procedures.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter with their application.

Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under Florida Sunshine and Public Record laws. The University of Florida does not support H1B visas for Postdoctoral Associates; Candidates eligible for a J1 visa will be considered.

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcripts to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:
No



Applications Close: 15 Jun 2024

To apply, visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/529013/postdoctoral-associate

The University is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.









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