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Post Doctoral Fellow

Apply now Job no: 497386
Work type: Staff - Full-Time
Location: Health Science Campus College
Categories: Research, Post Doc

Title: Post Doctoral Fellow

Department Org: Physiology and Pharmacology - 107530

Employee Classification: P3 - Post Doctoral Assoc FT-HSC

Bargaining Unit: Professional Staff Association

Primary Location: HSC C

Shift:  1

Start Time:     End Time:  

Posted Salary: Salary commensurable based on experience

On Call: Yes

Weekend/Holiday: Yes

Job Description:

This Postdoctoral Fellow will be primarily responsible for designing and conducting experiments related to our research focus on autoimmune diseases. The research requires knowledge and distinctive skill set in immunology and biochemistry that will be important to carry out the goals and specific aims of different projects. This position requires emphasis on techniques including flow cytometry, cell culture, molecular cloning, and bioinformatics. Basic knowledge of breeding and maintaining a rat colony is desirable. Eligible person is required to participate in weekly group meetings and write manuscripts for publications under the supervision of the PI.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. degree in biological/medical sciences (e.g., microbiology, molecular biology, biology, biochemistry, immunology) is required.
Basic electronic word processing, database management, and data analysis skills are essential.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ideal applicants are expected to be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to perform multiple research activities (multi-task) daily. Occasional weekend and/or night laboratory work may be necessary.

Working experience with maintaining animal colony, breeding, genotyping and functional characterization using such techniques as PCR, cloning, recombinant protein expression and purification, SDS-PAGE, western blotting, flow cytometry, fluorescence microscopy, etc. is preferred.

PhD graduate with either animal models or molecular biology techniques is acceptable; however, experience with both is strongly preferred.


Conditions of Employment:

To promote the highest levels of health and well-being, the University of Toledo campuses are tobacco-free.  To further this effort, the University of Toledo Health Science Campus Medical Center is requiring candidates for employment to be nicotine-free.  Pre-employment health screening requirements will include cotinine (nicotine) testing, as well as drug and other required health screenings for the position. With the exception of positions within University of Toledo Main Campus and the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, the employment offer is conditional upon successful completion of a cotinine test and Occupational Health clearance.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Toledo does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation. 

The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.

The University of Toledo provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodation to complete this application, or for testing or interviewing, please contact the HR Compliance at  hrcompliance@utoledo.edu or 419-530-4747 between the hours of 8:30AM and 5:00PM or apply online for an accommodation request. 

Computer access is available at most public libraries and at the Office of Human Resources located in the Center for Administrative Support on the Main Campus of the University of Toledo.

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Last Updated: 7/18/24