Cornell University, BEE/CALS

Position ID:Cornell-BEE/CALS-PDA [#14916, WDR-00020866]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biomaterials
Immunology
Bioengineering
Appl Deadline: (posted 2019/10/02, listed until 2020/04/02)
Position Description:    

POSITION DESCRIPTION
DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND LIFE SCIENCES
CORNELL UNIVERSITY
POSITION: Postdoctoral Associate
DURATION: One-year appointment (renewable full-time; 100% FTE)
START DATE:  Negotiable
LOCATION: Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering Riley Robb Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-5701
 
SUMMARY: Work in the broad field of immunotherapies, particularly at the interface between biomaterials and immunology. Specific examples include cell replacement therapies for type 1 diabetes, local immunomodulation, B/T cell delivery, immuno-cellular-therapies for cancer and autoimmune disease.
This is a full-time, 100% FTE appointment dependent on funding availability, performance and continued alignment of the candidate with the research group's goals.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Research in the broad field of immunotherapies (80%)
•Conduct independent or collaborative research on immunotherapies, particularly at the interfacebetween biomaterials and immunology.
Laboratory maintenance (5%)
•Maintain key analytical instrumentation necessary for analysis.
•Maintain standard operating protocols (SOPs).
•Maintain supplies of consumables necessary for daily operation of key instrumentation andprocesses. Place orders as needed.
Publications and presentations (15%)
•Prepare oral and written progress reports and contribute to the writing of manuscripts.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in immunology, bioengineering or a closely related field is required along with extensive experience in immunology. Background in biomaterials, tissue engineering, drug delivery or stem cell biology is preferred. Experience with the management of projects and groups, and strong skills in research and communications are desirable.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience

SUPERVISION: Supervised by Dr. Minglin Ma, Associate Professor, Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: The postdoctoral associate may assist in advising beginning graduate students, undergraduate students and visiting scientists.

TO APPLY: Materials should be submitted online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14916. Applications should include a CV, statement of interest, and a statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and contact information for three references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Diversity and inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Ithaca is a beautiful place to work and live
Cornell University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
http://bee.cals.cornell.edu/
email
 
106 Riley Robb Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-5701

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