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Pediatrics Post Doc - Butte Lab

Position overview

Salary range: $60,000 -- $71,952

Application Window

Open date: August 1, 2023

Next review date: Wednesday, Jan 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Jul 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Division of Allergy/Immunology in the Department of Pediatrics is seeking a PhD or MD/PhD for a post-doctoral fellowship in the laboratory of Dr. Manish Butte. Applicants need to have a PhD, ScD, or DPhil, preferably in the field of immunology.
The Butte laboratory focuses on understanding and manipulating the immune system to fight infections, autoimmunity, and cancer, with a special emphasis on T cells.

Qualifications:
• Track record of starting, finishing, and publishing high quality work
• Ability to work on multiple projects and adapt to new tasks
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to work independently

Skills:
• Expertise in all standard laboratory approaches in immunology including flow cytometry
• Working with mice (desirable)
• Comfortable working with samples including blood
• Ability to work at biosafety level 2
• Experience in analyzing and visualizing data
• Experience with sterile technique
• Ability to maintain laboratory notebook and data

Duties:
• Independently conduct research in the PI’s lab
• Write scientific manuscripts, grants, and abstracts
• Present data in regional, national meetings
• Participate in laboratory meetings, educational sessions, specific safety training sessions
• Maintain biosafety and other required trainings
• Provide mentorship to other members of the lab

Interested applicants may apply through this link:
https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08733

The posted UC salary scales [https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/index.html] set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 37-B [https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/july-2022-salary-scales/t37-b.pdf].
The salary range for this position is $60,000 - $71,952.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy. (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct).

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD or MD/PhD, ScD, or DPhil, preferably in the field of immunology.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

Reference requirements

None

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08733

Help contact: GKisiyan@mednet.ucla.edu

About UCLA

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA