Postdoctoral Scholar - Immunology and Host-Pathogen Interactions

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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 1/17/2017

University of California - Irvine Irvine, CA

Company
University of California - Irvine
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
JPF03686-IR
AJE Ref #
575970423
Location
Irvine, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Doctoral Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR - IMMUNOLOGY AND HOST-PATHOGEN INTERACTIONS

Job #JPF03686

* School of Medicine - Ophthalmology

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open August 23rd, 2016 through January 15th, 2017

DESCRIPTION

University of California Irvine, Irvine, California

The Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Immunology at the Gavin Herbert Institute, University of California Irvine, is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Position in Immunology funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH).

Research projects - The project will focus on herpes T cell immunity and immune-evasion, T cell epitope mapping, using a variety of immunological assays and biological systems. The study uses various animal models of ocular and genital herpes infection (i.e. HLA transgenic mice, HLA transgenic guinea pigs and HLA transgenic Rabbits) as well as samples from HSV seropositive symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.
For more information visit our lab at: http://faculty.sites.uci.edu/benmohamedlab/
Requirements - The candidates must possess a Ph.D., or M.D. / Ph.D. in immunology, immuno-virology or related disciplines with peer-reviewed publications. The candidates should be highly motivated with the ambition and commitment to excel in a highly competitive and productive environment. Prior experience in FACS, Luminex, cellular immunology and/or confocal microscopy is required. Familiarity with animal models would be advantageous.

Application Procedure Interested candidates should apply through our online system located at.https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03686 Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

Curriculum Vitae
Brief research statement
3 references with contact information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

JOB LOCATION

Irvine, CA

REQUIREMENTS

Documents

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Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
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Cover Letter (Optional)
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Statement of Research
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Statement of Teaching (Optional)
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Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.
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Misc / Additional (Optional)

References

3-4 references required (contact information only).