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Postdoctoral Associate, Microbiology and Immunology

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
Closing date
Aug 12, 2022

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Science, Life Sciences, Microbiology/Virology, Doctors, Allergy/Immunology
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Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate, Microbiology and Immunology

Posting Number: R220056

Employer: Research Foundation

Salary Range: $45,000 - $55,000

FTE: 1.00

Position Summary:

We are interested in candidates with graduate or post-graduate level expertise in research on host-pathogen interactions. Our projects focus on understanding the interaction between Toxoplasma gondii and the immune response during chronic muscle infection and its impact on muscle function and repair. The overall goal is to decipher the long-term impacts on the tissue microenvironment and the ability of muscle to repair from damage. This project will utilize animal models of Toxoplasma infection and muscle injury to decipher immune response/parasite interactions..

Responsibilities will include:
  • Conducting routine experiments following appropriate protocols and procedures
  • Recording results and maintain accurate records of experiments
  • Performing data interpretation and assists with basic statistics and analysis and communicate findings with the PI
  • Assisting in writing manuscripts related to the project
  • Assisting others where expertise is needed and performs weekly lab maintenance duties

Outstanding Benefits Package

Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages ( .

About The University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo (UB) is one of Americas leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo ( .

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicants race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in Immunology

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in the area of host/pathogen interaction

Experience and knowledge in the area of immune regulation and wound repair

Experience in RNA -Seq

Experience in microscopy

Experience working with research animals (specifically, mice)

Number of months/years of experience required after obtainment of highest degree: 0

Ability to publish and present research data

Deadline for Applicants: Open Until Filled

Quicklink for Posting: 33286
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