Essential Functions: The Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care and Sleep Medicine is seeking a highly motivated scientist to join our NIH funded projects in lung associated inflammatory diseases. The successful candidate will design and execute independent research to enhance our basic understanding of inflammatory process related to humans and will have the opportunity to be involved in translational research in the field of inflammation and its effect on oxidative phosphorylation and apoptosis. The successful candidate will report directly to PI and is expected to have ambition to become independent PI, to prepare manuscript and interpret data.In addition to conventional molecular-biological and biochemical techniques applicants should have expertise in:-Innate and adaptive immunology-Studying signaling pathway in innate responses-Understanding of gene expression profiling and other proteomics technologies, and signal transduction-Protein purification, protein biochemistry and kinase activity -Flow cytometry-Microscopy and immunohistochemistry-Animal models
Qualifications: Master's Degree in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Enzymology, Biochemistry, Physiology or Cell Biology, PhD or equivalent.
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