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Post Doctoral Fellow - Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia
 
 
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Date Posted 04/08/2022
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.



Hakeem Laboratory is seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow. The newly established Hakeem Lab provides an exciting research program in the area of immune responses against chronic viral infection and cancer. The Fellow will study different factors shaping the epigenetic landscape of exhausted T cells (Tex) during chronic viral infections, mainly HCV, but could be extended in the future to include other viral infections such as HIV. The fellow could also participate in projects using mouse models to investigate Tex biology.

 

Hakeem laboratory is part of PATRU at the Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, and is affiliated with Emory Vaccine Center (EVC) at Emory, with access to great scientific and technical resources.

 

PATRU and EVC host a dynamic team of experts in immunology, virology, systems biology, proteomics, and genetics, involved in human, mouse, and nonhuman-primate studies, who all work collaboratively in a fully integrated environment. Additionally, both entities are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies. The Fellow will be engaged with cutting-edge techniques including multi-omics, high- dimensional flowcytometry, functional immune assays, and molecular biology, in addition to a great opportunity to enhance bioinformatics skills.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The successful candidate is expected to design and manage research projects independently. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Optimizes, analyzes, executes and evaluates experiments and research protocols/procedures. Scientific presentations. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment, and for specific lab tasks. May train and supervise other lab members. Must be well organized, technically proficient, critically minded, and able to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a diverse team. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD in Immunology. Experience with cell culture, flow cytometry and other immunological techniques. A proven track-record of success in the immunology research, and a strong record of scientific accomplishments.

 

Skills in molecular biology, Bioinformatics, and/or BSL2 Experience would be an asset, but not essential, and training will be provided.



To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.


Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).


Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.



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