Post-Doctoral Associate - Microbiology & Immunology, Twin Cities, Minnesota

Created 11/25/2020
Reference 11383526
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Twin Cities
Zip 55401
Salary Competitive
The UMN has suspended hiring for most positions. However, we will continue hiring for positions critical to the University's mission and operations at this time. Applications are being accepted for this position and you are encouraged to apply. In-person interviews are suspended indefinitely and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at the University of Minnesota.


Required Qualifications: PhD in immunology or a closely related field. Experience in T cell biology, murine models, and metabolic profiling as well as at least one first author publications in a high impact journal.

About the Job

Job Responsibilities:

Candidate will pursue in vitro and in vivo studies on the metabolism of resident memory T cells. Candidate will be responsible for designing experimental protocols, carrying out experiments, interpreting results, co-authorship and submission of manuscripts and research grants, and training and supervision of undergraduate students or research technicians.

About the Department

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology of the University of Minnesota welcomes your inquiries and applications to its programs. Our community of scholars is committed to discovering and disseminating knowledge about the microbial world. This website contains general information about the department and detailed descriptions of our faculty, whose interests and expertise encompass some of the most exciting areas of contemporary microbiology, ranging from the physiology and development of microorganisms to the molecular pathogenesis of infections.

Students here have an opportunity to become junior colleagues with our faculty and engage in a collective effort to research the enigmas of modern biology and, in that pursuit, learn the technologies that have emerged in the past decade. Our faculty is dedicated to providing a unified body of knowledge, stimulating curiosity about the enduring questions in microbiology and immunology, and addressing these issues through joint research projects.

If you wish to commit yourself to the free and spirited inquiry that advances knowledge, and to the traditions of scholarship that preserve microbiology and immunology as a coherent discipline, consider the University of Minnesota.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

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This position will remain open until filled.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


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About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.
Employer University of Minnesota

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