Postdoctoral Scholar University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF06523
Postdoctoral Scholar in Immunology The Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Nicholas Bernthal will perform translational research to understand how the innate immune system recognizes and responds to pathogens in bone micro environment. Successful candidates will conduct innovative research to understand host-pathogen interactions and mechanisms of post-surgical infections. This position requires a Ph.D. in immunology or related field with a primary background in the immunology of host-pathogen interactions including innate and adaptive immune cell signaling and cytokine biology. The Postdoctoral Scholar position is a non-Senate position for 12-months in the first instance. Step is commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should e-mail their resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Starting Date; 7/19/21 Specific Responsibilities include: Responsibilities of this position include study design, data acquisition, statistical computation, and literature review and manuscript/grant preparation. Additional Duties:
Ability to work independently on scientific projects.
Assist with the preparation of grant proposals.
Preparation of manuscripts for publication in scientific journals.
Required to communicate well with other scientists worldwide.
Ability to handle several projects simultaneously.
Ability to execute complex immunology experiments including isolation of immune cells, T cell proliferation assays, stimulation assays, multi-color flow cytometry and cytokine profiling.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.