Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Duties for this position:
60% Laboratory research - the successful candidate will work as a team leader in the Masopust lab to help with execution of the aims of an existing NIH funded research grant. This work will include generating immune memory mice via pathogen infection, extraction of lymphocytes from secondary lymphoid organs and non-lymphoid tissues, and assessment of TRM populations by various methods, including flow cytometry and immunofluorescence microscopy. This position will also involve training of new laboratory personnel and record keeping of all experiments conducted and data obtained.
35% Scholarly activity - the successful candidate will work together with Dr. Masopust in the preparation of applications for additional research funding and manuscripts to publish research findings.
5% Administrative work - to include maintenance of laboratory website
A Researcher 6 position is available in the Masopust laboratory in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Minnesota. The respective project will employ a multi-disciplinary approach to interrogate mechanisms of resident memory T cell (TRM) generation, localization, and function.
Candidates for this position must have a PhD and a minimum of 2 years postdoctoral research experience in immunology, microbiology, or a related field prior to the start date of the appointment. Candidates must have a high level of documented research productivity. Candidates must also have experience with mouse handling (including intravenous and intraperitoneal injections), extraction of lymphocytes from secondary lymphoid organs and non-lymphoid tissues, and research experience with BSL2/BSL2+ pathogens. Experience in preparing grant applications for research funding is strongly preferred.
Internal Number: 329372
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