Postdoctoral position available for highly motivated individuals to join the laboratory of Dr. Erik R Nelson, within the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Nelson group are very dynamic and collaborative, and are well-funded by the NCI-NIH and Department of Defense. The group seeks to investigate how cholesterol metabolism and homeostasis can be leveraged to impact breast cancer dormancy, metastasis and treatment. Current projects utilize molecular biology, immunology, ‘omics, pharmacology, immunology and animal models. Please see our websites for more information:.
Applicants should hold a PhD in cancer biology, immunology, physiology, biology, or closely related field, and have strong analytical and communication skills. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in immunology, cancer immunology, ‘omics and/or metabolism.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.
Annual Renewal and salary increases for the position are contingent on availability of funding and positive performance reviews. This is a full-time, 12-month appointment, non-tenure track position.
The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date of February 28, 2021. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES AND DEADLINE INFORMATION
To apply for this position, please email Dr. Erik Nelson, email@example.com, by February 28, 2021. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the contact information for three references.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.
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