Postdoctoral Scholar Research
Job ID: 23039
Location: USF Health
Department Number/Name: 0-6144-000 / Molecular Medicine
College Division: USF Health- Morsani College of Medicine
Salary Plan: Temporary
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $47,659 – $61,308
Two postdoctoral positions are available immediately on NIH-funded projects for qualified individuals with PhD/MD degree to study the pathogenesis / pathogen biology, antibiotic resistance of Clostridium difficile and host immune/inflammatory responses to C. difficile infection (CDI). One position primarily for pathogenesis, biology and antibiotic resistance of C. difficile as well as host-pathogen interactions; Second position primarily for host immune / inflammatory responses to CDI and host-pathogen interactions.
The work requires background in molecular microbiology / immunology / cell biology / microbiome / animal models / to study pathogen biology, host-pathogen interactions and immune responses to CDI in animal models.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates with a clear career goal to be an independent principle investigator (PI) are highly encouraged to apply.
The physical, intellectual, and research resources at USF are substantial as exemplified by the National Science Foundation (NSF) placing USF within the top 50 national universities for research expenditures (ranked 41, January 2014) in a time of austere federal science funds. Among public institutions, USF is ranked 25th in total research expenditures by the NSF (2013). Among all public medical schools in the United States, College of Medicine at USF now ranks 27 for research by the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings of the nation’s Best Medical Schools – Research.
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Instructions to Applicants:
Candidates should submit CV/resume and names of at least three references as part of their application.
- Doctoral degree from an accredited institution and appropriate experience and training within a selected area of specialization. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Postdoctoral Fellow.
- Research experience in molecular microbiology, flow cytometry analysis, comparative microbial genome/RNA sequence analysis, microbiome, animal models and signal transduction is preferred but not required.
Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.
Job Opening Number: 23039
Posting Date: 9/30/2019
Posting End Date: 11/03/2019
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