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Post Doctoral Associate

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University of Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $47,000 – $63,000 a year4 hours ago Qualifications – Writing skills – Doctoral degree Full Job Description Med-Immunology – Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh – () The successful applicant will work on two related structure-function projects in collaboration with structural biologists that will gain a better mechanistic understanding of (a) LAG3, an inhibitory receptor and immunotherapeutic target, and (b) TCR:CD3 structure and function. This project will emphasize use of molecular and biochemical structure-function analysis in cell lines and complex mouse models, high and super resolution microscopy techniques and other sophisticated immunological techniques. This position will focus on gaining a mechanistic understanding and therapeutic development of pathways and processes under investigation. Candidates should have a PhD or MD/PhD (no more that 2 years post second degree), a solid understanding of basic immunology, and practical experience with mouse models of disease. Training grant eligible candidates (US citizens and green card holders) are strongly encouraged to. Candidates will also develop skills in mouse models of cancer, immune function assays, flow cytometry, microscopy, biochemistry and molecular biology techniques. The candidate will also gain considerable experience writing manuscripts, reviews and grants along with oral presentations. itional duties will include mouse colony management, training of undergraduate and graduate students, participation in department activities, presentations at lab, local and national meetings and any other assignments that the PI may request. itional information about the Vignali Lab can be found at: Twitter: @Vignali_Lab Websites: The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets Assignment Category Full-time regular Campus Pittsburgh Required Attachments Curriculum Vitae Show full job description Apply Now