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Postdoctoral Fellow


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Review of application will begin after January 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Postdoctoral Fellow
Posting Number P1077F

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

With funding from the NHLBI/NIH, Dr. Mishra’s research group is focused to investigate functional role of committed progenitor cells in the settings of obesity-associated airway inflammation. The aims of current studies include but are not limited to development of the protocol to study (i) signaling pathways of progenitor cell proliferation (ii) differentiation and (iii) to track the progenitor cells by using multi-spectral optoacoustic tomography (MSOT) in obesity associated airway inflammation. The candidate who will accept this position also will be involved in several collaborative studies within the CVM, AU.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required. Positions are non-tenure track and are available for a minimum of one year as full-time 12 month appointment with renewal possible but not to exceed four (4) years. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

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Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in biomedical sciences or a related field and 0-5 years of postdoctoral experience is required. Candidates must be very experienced in immunology assays (primary DC and macrophages culture, Flow cytometry, ELISA, ELISPOT, Western blotting etc.), cellular and molecular techniques (qRT-PCR, CHIP-seq, retro- and lentiviral transduction of primary progenitor cells etc), in vitro hematopoietic differentiation assays, methylcellulose colony forming assay. Hands-on experience with transgenic mouse models of experimental asthma, flow cytometry and cell sorting will be considered as a plus.

Desired Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of application will begin after January 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
References required for this position? Yes
If yes, minimum number requested 3

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  3. * Will you have your PhD by the time of appointment?
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  4. * Please indicate your area of interest:
    • Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology
    • Clinical Sciences
    • Pathobiology

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  3. Transcripts
  4. Statement of Research and/or Goals
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Rec1 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  2. Letter of Rec2 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  3. Letter of Rec3 (supplied by applicant-optional)
  4. Other Documentation
  5. Other Documentation (2)