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Postdoctoral Associate - Solt Lab

at The Scripps Research Institute

Posted: 2/6/2019
Job Status: Full Time
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Requisition Number 06195
Department Name: Immunology and Microbiology - FL
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Postdoctoral Associate - Solt Lab
Position Summary:

A NIH-funded postdoctoral position within the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at the Scripps Research Institute, Florida campus, is available to study nuclear receptor (NR)-mediated transcriptional control of CD4+ T helper cell populations in the context of autoimmunity and chronic inflammation.

The candidates will develop new and use currently available strains of reporter and gene-deficient mice to examine how specific nuclear receptors mediate autoimmunity and chronic inflammatory diseases. These genetic tools will be combined with NR-selective small molecules that we have developed to discover and dissect the transcriptional circuitry of CD4+ T cell differentiation both in vitro and in vivo.

This project is multidisciplinary using a variety of techniques and approaches including mouse genetics, molecular biology techniques, chemical biology, immunology, and genomics. Incorporation of proteomics is also envisioned.

Location: Florida
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Physical Requirements:

This position works in a laboratory or vivarium environment. Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. (or MD/PhD) in immunology, a solid background in molecular biology, and a strong publication record.

The ideal candidate should have extensive skills with flow cytometry, mouse genetics, and animal models of inflammatory diseases.

The candidate should be self-motivated to work on challenging projects, detail oriented, and possess excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skills. A committed desire to learn and apply cutting edge molecular biology and chemical biology approaches is strongly desired.

To apply, submit a CV, a brief description of research interests, experience, and contact information (email address and phone number) of three references to:

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Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Postdoctoral
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The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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