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Loyola University Chicago Research Associate-Department of Surgery/ Department of Microbiology and Immunology in Chicago, Illinois

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Position Details

Job Title Research Associate-Department of Surgery/ Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Position Title Research Associate-Department of Surgery/ Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Position Number

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.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
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.

Physical Demands

Working Conditions

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

Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link for Posting http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/12509

Job Number 8550419

Organizational Location Provost Health Sciences Division

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Open Until Filled Yes

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  • Research Statement

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