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Postdoctoral Researcher

Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine
Philadelphia County, PA
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Nov 26, 2022

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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to investigate the mechanisms of blood brain barrier injury and neuroinflammation in diabetes, and alcohol abuse using in vitro under flow models of the neurovascular unit (co-culture of primary brain endothelial cells, pericytes, astrocytes) and in vivo models (neuroinflammation including in vivo imaging of brain microvasculature in mice). The ultimate goal is to delineate therapeutic options for identified targets.
The successful candidate will have a PhD/MD in life sciences, preferably immunology, cell, or molecular biology, with experience with cellular immunology, flow cytometry, and tissue culture. Experience with mouse models and/or human immunology is important.
The training environment is highly collaborative and includes both PhD and MD scientists working in modern lab space with state-of-the-art equipment and other resources. The candidate must have a strong track record of innovative research and ability to complete projects independently during previous training.
Interested candidates should contact: via LindkedIn messages.

Required Skills and Abilities:
*Demonstrated expertise in performing PCR, qRT-PCR, western blotting, ChIP, flow cytometry, cell culture techniques and immunostaining.
*Demonstrated technical and theoretical knowledge and expertise in molecular biology.
*Demonstrated ability to supervise the daily uses of each equipment by properly trained authorized users, based on the policies and priorities.
*Demonstrated expertise with confocal microscopy, wide-field microscopy, multiphoton microscopy, and stereomicroscopy.
*Excellent interpersonal skills, along with the ability to interact with a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff.
*Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
*Ability to operate standard office equipment and software including MS office.
*Demonstrated organizational and prioritization skills, along with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a deadline driven work environment.
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