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  • Post Doctoral Fellow- Infectious Diseases

    Job Number
    39865
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Division
    School Of Medicine
    Department
    SOM: Medicine: Infectious Dis
    Location : Name
    Downtown Decatur
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
  • 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.

    Additional Details

    This post-doctoral fellow position will be based in the Kelley laboratory at the Hope Clinic in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Emory. The Kelley laboratory conducts multiple translational studies focused on mucosal HIV transmission in humans to better understand the real-life, human sexual contexts that contribute to mucosal HIV susceptibility. Experience in mucosal immunology, including flow cytometry and next generation sequencing techniques with mucosal secretions and/or tissues, is preferred.

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