Postdoctoral Fellow, Oral Microbiome

Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted
May 08, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Dentistry
Position Type
Postdoc
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Postdoctoral opportunity in Oral Microbiome Research: Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Oral Microbiome Research Laboratory at Temple University (goo.gl/Tj7so2) is searching for an outstanding postdoctoral fellow to conduct research in the field of Oral Microbiome. Dr. Al-hebshi, the lab’s co-director, areas of interest include: characterizing the core oral microbiome in health; exploring the role of the oral microbiome in disease particularly oral cancer; and development of in vitro models of oral microbiome for high-throughput screening of prebiotics and probiotics. The appointed postdoc will have an opportunity to contribute to the development in addition to the execution of experiments/studies.     

The candidate should have a doctorate or equivalent in a related field within the last 3 years and experience in basic microbiological techniques, biofilm models, q-PCR, and preparation of amplicon and shotgun libraries for next generation sequencing; experience in bioinformatic analysis of mircobiome data will be an asset.

Applicants should send the following documents items directly to Dr. Nezar Al-hebshi at alhebshi@temple.edu:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Letter of interest
  3. Two recommendation letters
  4. Two published papers on which the candidate is the first author

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