The Department of Pharmacology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for a Research Associate position in the Academic Support Staff. This appointment will be initially for one (1) year and continuation during that time period and renewal are based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding (limited to three (3) years). Expertise is required in the specific area of immunology, and immunotherapy, with 4-5 years of postdoctoral experience. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree.
Responsibilities may include assisting in the mentoring of trainees and applying for grants.
The successful applicant will have an opportunity to primarily carry out a research program under the direction of Dr. Wherry. The position will allow the candidate to gain experience as an independent scientist and to apply for independent funding.
Candidate should have experience in Immunology techniques: including mutliparametric flow cytometry, mass cytometry, ELISPOT, and ELISA. Transcriptomic and epigenetic techniques: RNAseq, single-cell RNAseq, and ATACseq, and computational analysis of the results. Basic tissue culture techniques, and working in biosafety levels 2 and 3. Experience with mouse breeding, and mouse models of chronic disease, such as LCMV, and mouse tumor models, such as MC38 and B16. Experience performing experiments on human samples is an asset.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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