University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
A postdoctoral research fellowship is available to study metabolism and iron homeostasis in T cell-mediated immunity, which was developed based on PMC7329364. The position is in the laboratory of Dr. Cheong-Hee Chang, University of Michigan.
Responsibilities include planning and carrying out laboratory research, generating and keeping records of all experimental results. It is also expected to be innovative, contribute to identifying new strategies, and design new research proposals. In addition, work as a point of reference to less experienced members of the laboratory, providing guidance and support.
Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. in immunology, the molecular basis of disease or equivalent, and be a first author on at least 1 publication. An applicant with an MD degree with research experience would also be considered. The applicant is expected to be well versed in immunological techniques including both in vitro and in vivo models. Skills including flow cytometry, organ harvest and analysis, primary cell isolation and culture are expected. Molecular biology techniques such as PCR, RNA manipulation, Western Blotting, and ELISA are desired. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required.
How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your CV. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline experiences that directly relate to this position. Please also include the contact information for at least 3 references combined. Send all to Cheong-Hee Chang at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.