Post-Doctoral Position in Biomedical Diagnostics for Global Health Technologies

Post-Doctoral Position in Biomedical Diagnostics for Global Health Technologies

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY, United States

The Erickson Lab (http://www.ericksonlab.org/) at Cornell University seeks a post-doctoral scholar with an interest in Biomedical Diagnostics Global Health technologies and experience with: global health, nucleic acid methods (including qPCR and LAMP) and rapid diagnostics.

The available positions require a two-year commitment and will focus on the development diagnostic technology for Kaposi’s Sarcoma in Sub-Saharan Africa. The project builds off of our successful KS-Detect technology (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41551-018-0286-y) recently successfully deployed to Uganda (http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2018/09/tiny-cancer-detection-device-proves-effective-uganda-testing)

The successful candidates will be working in collaboration with a team of biomedical engineers, global health practitioners, infectious disease experts, as well as local partners. The projects may involve field validation and testing of the technology at our partner sites in Africa.

The candidate will also have the opportunity to take a leadership role in a growing global and mobile health initiative (http://insight.cornell.edu/). Additional opportunities in the global health and for entrepreneurship may also be possible, depending on the candidate’s interest.

For more information including qualifications please visit – http://www.ericksonlab.org/join

Interested candidates should send a CV, a brief statement outlining their qualifications for the position, copies of three relevant publications, and a list of three references to pmw27@cornell.edu. Include the words “Global Health Technology Post-Doc” in the subject of your email.

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Post-Doctoral Position in Biomedical Diagnostics for Global Health Technologies