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Post-Doctoral Position
University of Pittsburgh Department of Surgery

Laboratories of Dr. Meihong Deng

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated, hard-working post-doctoral research associate in the laboratories of Dr. Meihong Deng. We are looking for a highly self-motivated individual who is also team-oriented and possesses excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Our labs are part of the research group in the Department of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The successful applicant will be responsible for projects associated with a NIH-funded study investigating the pathobiology of fibroblastic reticular cells in innate immunity in models of sepsis, and trauma. The primary focus of the work is on mechanisms of activation of inflammasome pathways and signaling, with a particular focus on the immunoregulatory role of fibroblastic reticular cells in fat associated lymphoid clusters.  Our labs use the latest available research tools to answer basic and translational science questions, and we have many successful local, national and international collaborations. The successful applicant will be encouraged to interact and continue collaborations with internationally respected scientists and medical professionals. Candidates should have experience with small animal research, in vitro cell culture (preferably using primary cells) and extensive knowledge of molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry techniques.

Qualifications:

• PhD and/or MD in molecular biology, cell biology, immunology or related field.

• Ability to work collaboratively and be interested in working with individuals from many different backgrounds including clinicians and basic scientists.

• Fluent spoken and written English skills.

Please submit your CV, a cover letter stating how our program complements your research interests and experience, and the contact details of two references to Meihong Deng -[email protected].

Applications should include the following:

1) Cover Letter          
2) Current Curriculum Vitae
3) Statement of research interests (2 pages max)

 

May 2020


Post-Doctoral Position
University of Pittsburgh Department of Surgery

Laboratories of Dr. Melanie J. Scott and Dr. Macky Neal

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated, hard-working post-doctoral research associate in the laboratories of Dr. Melanie J. Scott and Dr. Macky Neal. We are looking for a highly self-motivated individual who is also team-oriented and possesses excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Our labs are part of the research group in the Department of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The successful applicant will be responsible for projects associated with several NIH-funded studies investigating mechanisms of innate immunity in models of trauma, sepsis and acute lung injury associated with sickle cell disease. The primary focus of the work is on mechanisms of activation of inflammasome pathways and signaling, with a particular focus on platelet inflammatory responses, mechanisms of liver and lung damage, hypoxia/reoxygenation injury, and thrombosis and coagulation.  Both the Neal and Scott labs use the latest available research tools to answer basic and translational science questions, and we have many successful local, national and international collaborations. The successful applicant will be encouraged to interact and continue collaborations with internationally respected scientists and medical professionals. Candidates should have experience with small animal research, in vitro cell culture (preferably using primary cells) and extensive knowledge of molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry techniques.

Qualifications:

• PhD and/or MD in molecular biology, cell biology, immunology or related field.

• Ability to work collaboratively and be interested in working with individuals from many different backgrounds including clinicians and basic scientists.

• Fluent spoken and written English skills.

Please submit your CV, a cover letter stating how our program complements your research interests and experience, and the contact details of three references to Melanie Scott -[email protected].

Applications should include the following:

1) Cover Letter          
2) Current Curriculum Vitae
3) Statement of research interests (1-2 pages max)
 

May 2020


 

Burn Surgeon

Vacancy ID: FAC0003076

Position Summary
The Department of Surgery at The University of North Carolina is seeking applications for a full-time academic burn surgeon to join our Division of Burn Surgery. The Division of Burn Surgery is among 9 clinical Divisions in the Department of Surgery. The Division currently includes four faculty members who provide a broad array of services in order to provide the highest quality care for patients with severe burn injuries and related conditions. Academic appointment will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience.

Faculty members within the Division of Burn Surgery must possess a desire to commit to all three mission of the department and school of medicine, including the clinical, education, and research missions. Regarding the education mission, faculty members are expected to regularly participate in the education of medical students, residents, fellows in our Burn fellowship, and in educating members of the broader health care community. Additionally, all burn faculty are expected to participate in outreach to our many rural referring hospitals and to EMS providers across North Carolina. Regarding the research mission, a commitment to any of a broad array of research interests is desirable, including but not limited to clinical, basic translational and basic science, ethics, outcomes, health services, education, or global surgery research. Independent of individual research goals, supporting the research mission of the Burn Division is essential. Regarding the clinical mission, faculty members must be committed to delivering high quality clinical care that is of value to the patients of UNC. Selected candidate must be team-oriented and have the ability to interact well with colleagues inside and out of the Division. Our faculty interact regularly with multiple consult services, outpatient primary care physicians, and surgeons and physicians from both within UNC Healthcare and non-UNC referring hospitals.

Educational Requirements
Prospective candidates must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in General Surgery with substantial burn experience with burn fellowship training preferred. In addition, being Board Certified/Board Eligible in Surgical Critical Care is considered a strength. Chosen candidates must either have a current North Carolina Medical License or be eligible for application.

Qualifications and Experience
The ideal applicant will have a focused and demonstrated interest in burn surgery and managing critically ill burn patients. Applicants with research experience in any aspect of burn injury, clinical outcomes and quality, health sciences research or basic science/translational research are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Types Accepted
Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please submit an online application for Vacancy ID:FAC0003076 at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/174335

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

March 2020


Postdoctoral/Research Scientist Positions

The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research
Long Island, New York

 

Postdoctoral/Research Scientist positions are available in the Center for Immunology and Inflammation at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research.  The candidates will focus on novel pathobiology of inflammatory diseases, e.g., sepsis, ischemia-reperfusion, acute lung injury, and tissue fibrosis by emphasizing innate immunity and discovering new therapeutic molecules.

The applicants should have a PhD or MD degree and background in Immunology, inflammation and molecular medicine fields.  

The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research offers a generous package of compensation and fringe benefits.

Candidates should email their CV, a cover letter, and list of two references to:

 

Ping Wang, MD
Professor and Chief Scientific Officer
The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research
Phone: (516) 562-3411
Email: [email protected]

 

March 2020