Loyola University Chicago Research Associate-Department of Surgery/ Department of Microbiology and Immunology in Chicago, Illinois
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Job Title Research Associate-Department of Surgery/ Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Position Title Research Associate-Department of Surgery/ Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Job Category University Faculty
Job Type No Response
FLSA Status Exempt
Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Campus
Location Code BURN SHOCK TRAUMA INSTITUTE (06320A)
Department Name BURN SHOCK TRAUMA INSTITUTE
Is this split and/or fully grant funded?
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and Responsibilities: This is a post-doctoral fellowship position. The candidate will conduct research focused on the neuroendocrine regulation of innate immune responses in the context of skin wound infection or urinary tract infection, funded by two separate NIH grants. The candidate will use in vitro culture systems to identify innate immune signaling pathways enhanced or impaired by distinct neuroendocrine target molecules. The candidate will also conduct in vivo host-pathogen interactions in novel transgenic mice lacking specific neuroendocrine target molecules in the skin or bladder.
This work requires a strong background in molecular biology and/or biochemistry, and requires experience with mammalian cell culture and mouse models of injury and/or infection. In addition to the qualifications above, experience with handling bacterial cultures, shRNA/CRISPR, or HPLC protein purification is also preferred.
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience
Minimum Education and/or Work Experience: • PhD or MD/PhD degree • Strong background understanding host-pathogen interactions
Open Date 10/09/2019
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/12509
Job Number 8550419
Organizational Location Provost Health Sciences Division
Number of Vacancies
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Open Until Filled Yes
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