The College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Genetics is looking for a Post Doctoral Fellow in the Monaco Lab. This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
The overall mission of the Monaco lab is to understand the molecular mechanisms involved in antigen recognition by T cells of the immune system, with emphasis on the role of interchangeable proteasome subunits on Tcell responses, T cell selection and self-tolerance, and autoimmune disorders.The purpose of this research is specifically to characterize the role of the thymus-specific form of proteasomes (the thymo-proteasome) in T cell selection and self-tolerance. In this assignment, the Post Doctoral Fellow will study T cell activation/anergy induction by bacterial toxins in normal and knockout mouse systems and in human T cells.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in Molecular Genetics or related field of study.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Complete an 'Applicant Profile' at https://jobs.uc.edu and upload your CV/Resume. Then, officially apply to posting # 19722 and upload the following under the 'Additional Documents' section of the application: 1) cover letter describing previous research experience, current research interests and goals, 2) full list of publications, and 3) names and contact information for three individuals who are familiar with your research and can be contacted to supply a letter of reference.
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.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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