Postdoctoral Associate - Brusko Lab

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Work type: Post Doc Associate
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Allied Health, Grant or Research Administration
Department:29080100 - MD-PATHOLOGY-GENERAL

Classification Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Job Description:

The Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida Diabetes Institute is seeking creative and highly motivated individuals for the position of Postdoctoral Research Associate. The scientist will be engaged in studying novel pathways regulating the differentiation and pathogenicity of T cells, the function of regulatory T cell biology in autoimmunity. Work includes use animal models and human samples. Immunology, in vivo mouse models, and flow cytometry experience are preferred.  Salary can be negotiated based on the candidate’s experience in immunology and flow cytometry fields.

The successful candidate will be expected to design and implement projects, work with both human samples and mice, collaborate within and between labs, participate in the drafting of scientific publications and funding proposals, and may, with direction from the PI, supervise technical support personnel. The selected individual will receive strong mentoring to promote scientific growth and development.


Expected Salary:

Salary guided by NIH guidelines and candidate’s experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicant must be a Ph.D. candidate or recent Ph.D. graduate in immunology or related fields

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in writing research manuscripts and grant applications
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and effectively
  • Proven track record of problem-solving
  • Publication in peer-reviewed journals
  • Flow cytometry immunoprofiling and analysis methods, Immunophenotyping assays
  • Experience with studying islet-immune cells interactions and human T-cells
  • R-programming and data analysis for immunology/biology projects.
  • Experience working with college students and staff
  • Demonstrated skills in working well under pressure to prioritize and manage multiple clinical situations and to coordinate these efforts as a part of a multi-projects team
  • Energy to flexibly manage the professional demands of a challenging workload while maintaining positive and healthy perspectives and relationships
  • Self-motivated, self-directed commitment to high professional ideals, standards and ethics
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, NIH Biosketch/personal research statement (one-two pages), and three letters of recommendation.  Three letters of reference should be attached to the application.

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

J1 Visa may be considered.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Health Assessment Required: No


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