Post Doctoral Associate (Maurelli Lab)
Post Doc Associate
Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Biology/Life Science, Grant or Research Administration, Health Care Administration/Support
33160000 - HP-ENVIRONMENTAL GLOBAL HLTH
Post Doctoral Associate
A position is available in the department of Environmental and Global Health at the University of Florida to study the molecular pathogenesis of facultative and obligate intracellular bacterial pathogens in the laboratory of Anthony Maurelli, Ph.D., Emerging Pathogens Institute and Department of Environmental and Global Health, the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
Projects on the molecular pathogenesis of Chlamydia
include development of tools for genetic analysis of Chlamydia
spp.; characterization of the pathway for peptidoglycan synthesis; the role of peptidoglycan in cell division; and characterization of transport systems for uptake of nutrients essential for Chlamydia
growth. Pilot projects on public health surveillance of sexually transmitted infection and diarrheal diseases using wastewater-based epidemiology are also available.
Experience in bacterial genetics or bacterial physiology/biochemistry and molecular biology is required. Individuals trained in public health field work who are interested in studying environmental and transmission aspects of Shigella
infections will also be considered.
$56,484 annually, commensurate with experience level and in accordance with current NIH postdoctoral salary guidelines.
A PhD degree in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field.
- Experience in bacterial genetics or bacterial physiology/biochemistry and molecular biology is essential.
Individuals trained in public health field work who are interested in studying environmental and transmission aspects of Shigella and Chlamydia infections will also be considered.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Interested applicants should submit the following items as part of their online applications: curriculum vitae, a statement of short-term and long-term research and career goals, and three professional references.
Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/
If an accommodation is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.
Health Assessment Required:
Open until filled
To apply, visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/528679/post-doctoral-associate-maurelli-lab
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