• Postdoctoral Fellow

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    School Of Medicine
    Location : Name
    Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.
  • Description

    JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.


    A postdoctoral position is available in the Waller lab to study the effect and role of purified donor pDCs in post¿transplant immunity after allogeneic stem cell transplantation. Responsibilities: -Develop and execute experiments to obtain data in pursuit of achieving the research objective and keep detailed records of experimental outcomes. -Write and publish articles in peer reviewed journals and get involved in submitting grant applications. -Contribute to the research environment by actively participating in lab discussions, present findings in lab meetings, help maintain lab resources and follow overall lab decorum. -Mentor undergraduate and graduate students in designing and executing experiments and analyzing data In addition to applying to the position, interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to: ewaller@emory.edu-Qualified candidate should have a PhD with extensive experience in molecular and cell biology, cancer biology, signaling pathways, in¿vitro cell culture techniques and mouse studies. The candidate should be an independent and motivated individual with strong interpersonal and communicational skills and willingness to guide graduate and undergraduate students with their research. High competency in Microsoft office and statistical software such as GraphPad Prism is preferred.


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