The faculty mentor for this position will be Dr.AE-KYUNG YI. PhD/MD with expertise in cellular and molecular immunology or related area to sttudy the relationship between host innate immunity and the pathogenesis of acute and chronic inflammatory diseases. Focus lab is to investigate the molecular mechanishs of a pattern recornition receptor signaling pathway and the role of a signaling modulator in a pattern recornition receptor in the pathogenesis ofr chronic autoimmune diseases, such as arthritis and SLE and in acute inflammatory disorder, including sepsis.
Qualifications: PhD/MD in biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, cell biology, molecular biology, pathology, and physiology. Research experience in areas useful to studies of ell signal transduction, innate immune response, inflammation, bacterial pathogenesis, and autoimmune disease. Basic understanding of anad experience wsith ELISA assays, Western blot analysis, protein-protein interactions, in vitro kinase assays, cell proliferation assays, cytotoxicity assays, PR, gene cloning, site-directed mutagenesis, gell electrophoresis, Southern blots, Northern blots and RNA isolation, siRNA, CRISPR, in-situ hybridization, gene chip analysis, CHIP assays, cellulat transfection, tissue culture, FACS, confocal microscopy, viral gene delivery system, and database searches. Ability work with todents. Ability to learn and develop new techniques, when necessary. Good communication and writing skills.
Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and based on the prevailing wage for postdoctoral research trainees set by the U.S. Department of Labor. The position includes an excellent benefits package (http://www.uthsc.edu/postdoc/benefits.php). Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in culture, history, diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is one of the largest, most comprehensive academic health centers in the United States with a solid commitment to postdoctoral training. UTHSC is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Title VI/IX/ Section 504/ ADA/ADEA Employer.
How to apply: All candidates must apply online at https://academic.uthsc.edu/postdoc/postdoctoral1.php?appid=6582. This correspondence should be considered a public record and subject to public inspection pursuant to the Tennessee Public Records Act….