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Post Doctoral Fellow
University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas
 
 
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Date Posted 01/30/2021
Category
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Department:
SOM KC Pathology and Lab Medicine

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Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Position Title:
Post Doctoral Fellow
Job Family Group:
Professional Staff
Job Description Summary:
Postdoctoral scholars at the University of Kansas Medical Center are individuals who have received their terminal degree and who have opted to pursue further training in a postdoctoral appointment. Postdoctoral scholarship is a time-limited appointment, the primary purpose of which is to provide research and/or scholarly training for an academic or research career. A postdoctoral scholar at KUMC is expected to: Participate in a full-time regimen of advanced training and research, train under the supervision of a faculty research mentor who will provide the opportunity for collaborative and independent research, as well promote publication of findings and preparation of research grants as determined by a mutual agreement between the postdoctoral scholar and the mentor, participate in relevant academic activities related to the preparation for a career in research or academia, participate in the University’s Individual Development Plan policy for postdoctoral scholars, have a PhD or equivalent terminal degree (such as MD, DVM, PsyD, PharmD, etc.), and candidates should have strong English skills and demonstrate an ability to write and communicate with a scientific audience. Candidates must be able to independently plan, multi-task and complete projects. Ideally, the fellow will be expected to design and execute experiments, analyze data, write and prepare independent grant applications and manuscripts for scientific publications, and supervise graduate students.
Job Description:
Required Qualifications:
  • Education: Ph.D. degree in immunology, cellular/molecular biology, or related field. 
  • Work Experience: Experience in flow cytometry, sorting, and magnetic separation. Experience in cellular immunology and different cell-based immune functional assays. Experience in xenograft animal models. Experience in the design and execution of both in vitro and in vivo functional studies.
  • Skills: Ability to understand basic statistical methodology, independently develop new research hypothesis, and grant proposals.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work Experience: Experience in Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) protocol preparation is desirable. Experience with TCR sequencing and RNA sequencing. Experience with T cell expansion protocols. Experience with AML murine models.
  • Skills: Expertise in basic techniques of molecular and cell biology, histology. Strong problem solving, communication and writing skills; the ability to conduct research independently and with a team; and the ability to lead and manage multiple projects.


Job Duties Outlined:

  • Design and conduct hands-on experiments utilizing cell lines, and human clinical samples including peripheral blood mononuclear cells and primary tumor cultures.

  • Ability to conduct experiment utilizing different immunodeficient and xenograft murine models.

  • Analyze and present research data at relevant scientific conferences and in other professional activities.
  • Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals and develop independent research grant proposals.
  • Supervise and train research personnel in the project and within the Godwin laboratory, including graduate students, technicians, and/or summer students.
  • Additional duties as may be assigned by supervisor.


Required Documents:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter

Employee Type:
Regular
Time Type:
Full time
Pay Rate Type:
Salary
Pay Grade:
PDF
Pay Range:

Minimum

47476

Midpoint

65352

Maximum

79356

Department:
SOM KC Pathology and Lab Medicine

-----

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Position Title:
Post Doctoral Fellow
Job Family Group:
Professional Staff
Job Description Summary:
Postdoctoral scholars at the University of Kansas Medical Center are individuals who have received their terminal degree and who have opted to pursue further training in a postdoctoral appointment. Postdoctoral scholarship is a time-limited appointment, the primary purpose of which is to provide research and/or scholarly training for an academic or research career. A postdoctoral scholar at KUMC is expected to: Participate in a full-time regimen of advanced training and research, train under the supervision of a faculty research mentor who will provide the opportunity for collaborative and independent research, as well promote publication of findings and preparation of research grants as determined by a mutual agreement between the postdoctoral scholar and the mentor, participate in relevant academic activities related to the preparation for a career in research or academia, participate in the University’s Individual Development Plan policy for postdoctoral scholars, have a PhD or equivalent terminal degree (such as MD, DVM, PsyD, PharmD, etc.), and candidates should have strong English skills and demonstrate an ability to write and communicate with a scientific audience. Candidates must be able to independently plan, multi-task and complete projects. Ideally, the fellow will be expected to design and execute experiments, analyze data, write and prepare independent grant applications and manuscripts for scientific publications, and supervise graduate students.
Job Description:
Required Qualifications:
  • Education: Ph.D. degree in immunology, cellular/molecular biology, or related field. 
  • Work Experience: Experience in flow cytometry, sorting, and magnetic separation. Experience in cellular immunology and different cell-based immune functional assays. Experience in xenograft animal models. Experience in the design and execution of both in vitro and in vivo functional studies.
  • Skills: Ability to understand basic statistical methodology, independently develop new research hypothesis, and grant proposals.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work Experience: Experience in Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) protocol preparation is desirable. Experience with TCR sequencing and RNA sequencing. Experience with T cell expansion protocols. Experience with AML murine models.
  • Skills: Expertise in basic techniques of molecular and cell biology, histology. Strong problem solving, communication and writing skills; the ability to conduct research independently and with a team; and the ability to lead and manage multiple projects.


Job Duties Outlined:

  • Design and conduct hands-on experiments utilizing cell lines, and human clinical samples including peripheral blood mononuclear cells and primary tumor cultures.

  • Ability to conduct experiment utilizing different immunodeficient and xenograft murine models.

  • Analyze and present research data at relevant scientific conferences and in other professional activities.
  • Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals and develop independent research grant proposals.
  • Supervise and train research personnel in the project and within the Godwin laboratory, including graduate students, technicians, and/or summer students.
  • Additional duties as may be assigned by supervisor.


Required Documents:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter

Employee Type:
Regular
Time Type:
Full time
Pay Rate Type:
Salary
Pay Grade:
PDF
Pay Range:

Minimum

47476

Midpoint

65352

Maximum

79356
Apply
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