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University of Maryland Baltimore
Location
Baltimore, MD

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Health & Medical, Medicine, Science & Technology, Life Sciences
Position Type
Postdoc
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job Description
Position Description:

A postdoctoral fellow position is available immediately at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. We are seeking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated scientist to join the NIH funded research programs studying molecular genetics and immunoinflammatory responses in periodontal disease/regeneration and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). The candidate will have access to cutting-edge cell culture, animal, and patient-based models of periodontal disease and IBD.

The successful candidate will benefit from ongoing collaborations with NIH and Johns Hopkins University on a wide range of basic science and translational research, as well as vibrant community of interactive research labs at the University of Maryland. Available position has a comprehensive career development and training opportunities in preparation for a successful independent career in academia or industry.

Responsibilities:

    Conduct rigorous and original science Independently design, perform, and interpret experiments Publish high quality, peer-reviewed research Participate in grant writing Supervise research trainees and/or technicians
How to Apply: The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should send a cover letter including research accomplishments and career goals (1-2 pages), curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three references to [email protected]

Salary and Benefits: The postdoc candidate will be offered competitive salary and fringe benefits as per University of Maryland policy and NIH guidelines (https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-21-049.html). The appointment may be renewed dependent upon satisfactory performance and continued funding.

Contact information:

Vivek Thumbigere Math, BDS, PhD Assistant Professor

Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology Division of Periodontics

650 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 Phone: 410-706-5744

Fax: 410-706-1565

Email: [email protected]

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the employment process, please contact us at [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

 



Qualifications
Requirements:

    DDS and/or Ph.D. in a relevant field and have training in, microbiology, immunology, and/or bone biology. Experience in microbial genomics, anti-microbial host defense, flow cytometry, cell culture and tissue engineering, osteoclast assays, mouse work including survival surgeries, histology/immunohistochemistry, skeletal physiology, and bone marrow transplantation. Candidates with experience in oral and gut microbiology/immunology, flow cytometry, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and micro-CT will receive special consideration. A strong publication track record with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Internal drive to reach the next career level with a team member attitude. Prepared to collaborate on multidisciplinary research projects.


Job: Postdoctoral Fellows
Organization: School of Dentistry - Clinical Science
Job Posting: Sep 22, 2021

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Under the leadership of President Jay A. Perman, MD, the University is a leading partner in the redevelopment of the west side of Baltimore. The University of Maryland BioPark, which opened in October 2005, promotes collaborative research opportunities and bioscience innovation.

Sponsored research totaled $567.1 million in Fiscal Year 2010. With 6,349 students and 6,717 faculty members and staff, the University is an economic engine that returns more than $15 in economic activity for every $1 of state general funds appropriation. The University community gives more than 2 million hours a year in service to the public.

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