Post Doc FT HSC - Medical Microbiology & Immunology (req #1187)

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Post Doc FT HSC - Medical Microbiology & Immunology (req #1187)

  • Employment Type: Staff - Regular
  • Employee Class: Post Doctoral Assoc FT-HSC
  • Bargaining Unit: BU Exempt
  • Shift: 1
  • Work Hours: 8:00 - 5:00
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • FTE: 1
  • Location: HSC College
  • Department: Med Microbio & Immunology
  • Number of Openings: 1
  • Salary Range: Commensurate of Education and Experience.
  • Grade: Post Doctoral Associate - PD01
  • Float: N/A
  • Rotate: N/A
  • On Call: N/A
  • Travel: Yes
  • Weekend/Holiday: Yes
  • Requisition ID: req1187
  • Position Control Number (PCN): T88502
  • Posting Period: 10/17/2019 - 10/31/2019 External
  • Position Description

    To serve as a postdoctoral fellow (research scientist) on an NIH-funded project to determine how antimicrobial peptides increase virulence gene expression in Vibrio cholerae.


    Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

      Ideal applicants are expected to be highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to perform multiple research activities (multi-task) on a daily basis.  Occasional weekend and/or night laboratory work may be necessary.Working experience with bacterial gene expression and mutations, and microbiology and molecular biology techniques, including PCR, cloning, SDS-PAGE, western blotting, reagent preparation, and bacteriology techniques is required.  Prior experience working with organoids is strongly preferred.A Ph.D. specializing in microbiology and immunology is required.  The postdoctoral fellow must have a documented publication record showing proficiency in the experimental techniques listed above.Minimum one year laboratory research experience with either bacteriology or molecular biology techniques is required.  Experience with both is strongly preferred. Basic electronic word processing, database management, and data analysis skills are required. Applicant must be able to clearly speak and write technical data in English and have the ability to work independently.  The candidate must be ambitious, have the ability to work independently, be able to critically evaluate experimental data, and present it to the PI in a logical and concise manner.

    Working Conditions:Applicant may work with hazardous or infectious materials or waste, chemicals, and be in proximity to unpleasant odors.

    The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the people so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

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    Posted: 10/22/2019
    Application Due: 11/1/2019
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