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Postdoctoral Position in Infectious Diseases - Fulcher Lab 2023-2024

Position overview

Salary range: See Table 23 [https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/april-2023-ase-gsr-postoc-salary-scales/t23.pdf]. A reasonable estimate for this position is $60,000-$71,952.

Application Window

Open date: August 28, 2023

Next review date: Friday, Jun 28, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jun 28, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date.

Position description

The Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking applicants for a full-time, Postdoctoral position. The candidate will conduct research in mucosal immunology and the microbiome in the context of HIV and substance use. Preferred qualifications: Familiar with techniques such as multi-color flow cytometry and/or mass cytometry, sterile technique for cell culture with BSL-2+ practices, ELISA, qRT-PCR, and sterile technique for bacterial culture. Bioinformatics knowledge is preferred but is not required. Experience in bacteriology research (especially anaerobes) is preferred but not required. The candidate should be comfortable working with BSL2+ biospecimens including biospecimens (cells, plasma, gut tissues, saliva) from patients with HIV. A Ph.D. is required.

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Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A Ph.D. is required.

Preferred qualifications

Familiar with techniques such as multi-color flow cytometry and/or mass cytometry, sterile technique for cell culture with BSL-2+ practices, ELISA, qRT-PCR, and sterile technique for bacterial culture. Bioinformatics knowledge is preferred but is not required. Experience in bacteriology research (especially anaerobes) is preferred but not required. The candidate should be comfortable working with BSL2+ biospecimens including biospecimens (cells, plasma, gut tissues, saliva) from patients with HIV.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

Reference requirements
  • 0-3 required (contact information only)

3 optional references

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08799

Help contact: tvanwagoner@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.

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Job location

Los Angeles