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Postdoctoral Scholar East Carolina University Occupation: Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
Location: Greenville, NC - 27858 Positions available: 1
Job #: 12378824 Work At Home option: No
Updated: 11/21/2022 Expires: 2/17/2023
Source: NCWorks Online Site: NCWorks Online Agency Job ID: 54423216_6

 
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Job Title
Postdoctoral Scholar




Position Number
PDS-MCBI-03-21




Vacancy Open to
All Candidates




Department
HSH BSOM Microbiology and Immuun




Department Homepage
https://microbiology-immunology.ecu.edu/




Advertising Department
MICROBIOLOGY & IMMUNOLOGY




Division
Health Sciences




Classification Title





Working Title
Postdoctoral Scholar




Number of Vacancies
1




Full Time Equivalent (FTE)
1.0




Full Time or Part Time
Full Time




Salary Range
$53,760




Position Location (City)
Greenville




Position Type
Postdoctoral Scholars




Job Category
Postdoctoral Scholars




Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is a distinguished research and teaching facility of East Carolina University School of Medicine consisting of approximately 50 people.

This department provides an academic base for teacher-scientists employed by the School of Medicine at East Carolina University in the disciplines of microbiology, immunology, molecular biology and other related disciplines. The department provides instruction to medical students, dental students, and graduate students. The department also provides guidance and research experience to graduate students seeking advanced degrees in microbiology and immunology. The department also offers a postdoctoral research training program. The department supports an array of faculty (16)-directed research programs of which many are supported by extramural grants and/or contracts. The department provides service to the school, university, state, nation, and to the profession by activities of faculty members on committees, study sections, in professional organizations, as consultants, and through other activities.






Job Duties

The postdoctoral scholar is responsible for independent and collaborative development, implementation, and analysis of scientific research in the discipline of immunology, autoimmunity, neurodegenerative disease, molecular genetics/ biology, biochemistry, and virology. Responsibilities include management of all aspects of vector construction, cell culture, protein expression, protein purification, protein characterization, bioassay, in vitro and in vivo experimentation, daily measurement of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis, and other inflammatory disease models. Duties include: hypothesis development, literature review, collection of pilot data, report writing, and supervising of undergraduate research students and graduate research students, overseeing data collection procedures, supervising experimental procedures, review of data for quality control, supervision of data entry/ data analysis, analysis of research hypothesis using descriptive and multivariate statistics, and the development of independent and collaborative presentations and publications. Scholars are expected to demonstrate compliance with established guidelines and regulatory standards for research including biosafety, responsible conduct of research, and human subjects training. Approximately 95% of the postdoctoral scholar's time will be devoted to experiments related to the project.

Approximately 5% of the postdoctoral scholar's time will be devoted to managing the day-to-day activity of undergraduate and graduate research students in the laboratory.






Minimum Education/Experience

English Proficiency

Excellent written and oral communication skills, PhD degree in Immunology or a closely-related field with at least 1 year of research experience in the area of Immunology






License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

None






Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

PhD degree in Immunology or closely-related field with at least 2 years of post-doctoral experience in the area of Immunology, Immunotherapy and/or Immunological Tolerance.






License or Certification Required by the Department





Special Instructions to Applicant

To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply through PeopleAdmin and attach their CV or resume, cover letter and names and contact information of 3 references. Appointments are typically for a one-year period. Five years (typically five appointments of one year) is typically the maximum total period that any individual may serve as a Scholar. The University, in its sole discretion has the option to renew or extend any appointment, subject to the availability of funds, past performance evaluations and/or any other lawful reasons. For other information on the ECU Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, please visit our website at: https://rede.ecu.edu/postdoctoral/






Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.






Job Open Date
05/07/2021




Open Until Filled
Yes




Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.





Initial Screening Begins
05/14/2021




Rank Level
Not Applicable




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AA/EOE

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.


Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or .






Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.






Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email toemployment@ecu.edu. Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00EST.









East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status. Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).




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Location/Work Site Information
Address: East 5th Street, Greenville, NC 27858




Compensation and Hours
Salary Range: $52,610.00 - $165,630.00 Year DOE (Depends on Experience) Not Available Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
Shift: Not Applicable
Hours per Week:
Hours Not Specified

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Work Experience
Minimum Experience Required: 12 months
Education and Training
Minimum Education Level Required: Doctorate Degree
Required License/Certification: No

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Special Software/Hardware skills needed: No


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This section shows the number of job openings advertised online in Pitt County, NC for Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists and for the related occupational group of Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations on December 6, 2022 (Jobs De-duplication Level 2).
There were 8 job openings advertised online in Pitt County, NC for Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists on December 6, 2022. There are also 51 job openings advertised online for the related occupation group of Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations in Pitt County, NC on December 6, 2022.
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