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Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Neurosurgery, Dell Medical School

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University of Texas at Austin

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Mon, 05 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $43,000 – $61,000 a year1 hour ago Benefits – Retirement plan Qualifications – Transfection – Doctoral degree Full Job Description Job Posting Title: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Neurosurgery, Dell Medical School – Hiring Department: Department of Neurosurgery – Position Open To: All Applicants – Weekly Scheduled Hours: 40 – FLSA Status: Exempt – Earliest Start Date: Immediately – Position Duration: Expected to Continue Until Mar 01, 2023 – Location: UT MAIN CAMPUS – Job Description: This postdoc fellow position will study mechanism of immunosuppression in tumor environment and immune resistance to current immunotherapies including immune checkpoint blockades and cell therapies. – Job Details: General Notes The Lu and Ho Labs at the University of Texas, Austin is looking for a postdoc fellow to begin working ASAP. A minimum two-year commitment is required. Responsibilities Cell culture work including passaging cells and doing growth curves. Cell based assays including cytotoxicity assay, proliferation, migration and immune cell activation. Molecular biology work including cloning, transfection, infection, flow cytometry, westerns and real-time PCR etc. Advanced animal work including surgeries, stereotaxic injections and tail veil injection etc. Animal husbandry including breeding, tagging, genotyping, and keeping track of cages/crosses, etc. Basic animal work including measuring weights and tumor size. Other duties as assigned. Required Qualifications Ph.D. degree in biomedical research field received within the last 3 years. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: . Preferred Qualifications Ph.D. degree in molecular biology or immunology. Previous experience with sophisticated immunology work, cell based co-culture assays, molecular biology or animal work (surgeries). Salary Range $ 52,704+ dependent on NIH level Working Conditions May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Required Materials Resume/CV 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor Letter of interest Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any itional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select itional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes. Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In ition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any itional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above. – Employment Eligibility: Please make sure you meet all the required qualifications and you can perform all of the essential functions with or without a reasonable accommodation. – Retirement Plan Eligibility: The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. – Background Checks: A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position. – Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer , complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. – Pay Transparency: The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. – Employment Eligibility Verification: If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university. – E-Verify: The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is . Show full job description Apply Now