Post Doctoral Fellow

Employer
University of North Dakota - Department of Biomedical Sciences
Location
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Salary
Minimum starting of $42,000/year plus benefits, salary commensurate with qualifiations
Posted
November 10 2020
Ref
Dr. Colin Combs' Lab
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Position #00027605

A post-doctoral position at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND, is available immediately to study the role of immune changes in Alzheimer’s Disease. Using transgenic mouse models and behavioral, immunological, histological, and molecular methods, the post-doc will determine the role of peripheral immune cells in regulating brain changes related to AD. This position foresees extensive use of transgenic mice.

Duties & Responsibilities

The post-doc will design and carry out experiments related to neuroimmune changes in peripheral organs and the brain during age as well as Alzheimer’s disease using transgenic mice. The post-doc will perform experiments, data analysis, write research papers of her/his findings and present the work at national meetings. Additionally, the post-doc will supervise students and junior lab members.

Minimum Requirements

  • The qualified applicant must possess a Ph.D. and/or MD with 0-3 years of post-doctoral experience.
  • Applicants must have demonstrable research experience in neuroimmunology and two or more of the following areas: rodent behavior, immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, mouse surgery, cell culture, molecular biology.
  • The applicant must have published at least one first author paper in a neuroscience journal.
  • xperience working with mice.
  • Successful completion of criminal history records check.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-3 years experience working with Alzheimer’s disease mouse models.
  • At least one paper published as first author focused on neuroimmune interaction.
  • Published experience with flow cytometry.
  • Published experience with transgenic mouse studies.

Minimum Hiring Salary

Salary: Minimum of $42,000/year, salary commensurate with qualifications

Benefits:

This position is a twelve (12) month, non-tenure track, special appointment with University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Department of Biomedical Sciences.

To Apply

Applicants MUST submit the following with their applications: (1) a full Curriculum Vitae that includes education or other academic appointments, complete publication record and research skills listed in detail, (2) the contact information of three references, (3) a PDF copy of the most representative publication of the applicant's previous research, and (4) a statement of research interest.

Position is open until filled.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

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