• Job Title: Post Doctoral Scholar
  • Job ID: 456538
  • Location: College of Medicine
  • Department: SBS-Microbial Infectn/Immunity
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Term
  • Shift: Shift Varies
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $50,004.00
  • Salary Range Max: $56,880.00

Position summary

Post Doctoral Scholar (Job Opening 456538) - Post Doctoral Scholar to study bacterial biofilms, pathogenesis and innate immunity in the Department of Microbial Infection & Immunity; designs, conducts, and evaluates research experiments; conducts murine and porcine animal surgery and experiments; analyzes and interprets data; performs scientific literature searches; participates in journal clubs, laboratory meetings, and Department seminars and activities; assists with training of other lab members; writes research papers for publication; presents research findings at local, national, or international scientific meetings; applies for postdoctoral fellowships; assists PI with writing and submitting grant proposals to obtain extramural funding in support of research.

Education and experience

MD, PhD, or MD/PhD required; ability to interact in a highly multidisciplinary environment; experience with microscopy, microbiology, immunology and molecular biology techniques desired; experience with bacterial culturing methods and tissue culture of mammalian cells desired; experience with murine handling, porcine wound models, and other animal research desired. Requires successful completion of a background check; qualified candidates may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical, including a drug screen.