Post Doc Fellow (immunology) Environmental and Public Health Sciences

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio, US
Jun 04, 2021
Jun 30, 2021
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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report . Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

Job Overview

A postdoctoral research position is available immediately in microbial pathogenesis and immunotoxicology laboratory at the Department Environmental and Public Health Sciences, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Essential Functions

  • Perform research on immunology as related to investigating etiological and mechanistic aspects of host-toxicant or host-pathogen interactions. This position offers opportunity in
  • Use cellular and rodent models for dissecting immunotoxicity or immune disease susceptibility mechanisms with particular focus on understanding pathogenic antigens/epitopes, effector cells, APC-lymphocyte activation and response pathways as modified by microbiome.
  • Work with animal models to help dissect cross-talk/interactions with microbiome in lung-gut axis.
  • Cutting-edge single cell analysis, immunophenotyping, and OMICs approaches.
  • Extend studies to human subjects to understand immunophenotypic and molecular biomarkers of environmental stresses and toxicant exposures and response.

Required Education

A PhD or equivalent degree in immunology or related life sciences.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Prior experience in immunology- or microbiology- related research will be ideal. Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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