Div of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy, Duke University Medical Center

Position ID:DukeUniv-Div of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy-POSTDOC [#10769]
Position Title: Post-doctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27710, United States [map]
Subject Area: Science and Technology Studies
Appl Deadline:2018/06/01 (posted 2018/01/20, listed until 2018/06/01)
Position Description:    

The laboratory of Dr. Nelson Chao, Duke University School of Medicine, Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy, is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral associate for an exciting newly funded project. Our group has a diverse and stimulating environment with nationally and internationally recognized projects in basic and translation research as well as clinical trial studies. We are interested in studying hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT) and its most significant complication, graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). Our long-term objective is to understand the immunological events driving GVHD in order to prevent this from occurring in patients.

This position requires a PhD in immunology, molecular biology, cell biology, or other relevant areas of biomedical sciences. Ideally, the candidate should possess experience in one or more of the following areas: 1) In vivo mouse models (willingness to work with animal models is a must), 2) Immunology (flow cytometry) 3) Molecular biology techniques (e.g. PCR, next generation sequencing, ELISA/Western blot analysis, and molecular cloning). Experience in bio-informatics is a plus. The ideal candidate should be motivated, innovative, with strong problem-solving and interpersonal skill and flexible to learn new techniques.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


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Contact: Shara Reihani
Email: email
Postal Mail:
P.O. Box 3961 DUMC
Durham, NC 27710
Web Page: https://medicine.duke.edu/divisions/hematological-malignancies-and-cellular-ther

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