Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cellular Microbiology
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Internal Number: 76882
Requisition Number: 2023-004
Business Unit: College of Medicine
Department: Pathology/Microbiology 50000521
Reg-Temp: Full-Time Regular
An NIH-funded Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available to study Coxiella burnetii subversion of host cholesterol in the laboratory of Dr. Stacey Gilk in the Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The successful candidate will perform experiments characterizing both host and bacterial proteins involved in regulating cholesterol levels in the bacterial niche. Ideal candidates will have a PhD in microbiology or parasitology, cell biology, molecular biology, or genetics, and/or experience in related skill sets. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, independent, rigorous, and hypothesis-driven scientist who will be expected to participate in training of graduate students, lab meetings, and other duties appropriate to the applicant's career goals. Application should be submitted to https://unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/76882and include a cover letter describing research experience and interests (max. 2 pages), CV with complete list of publications, and names and contact information for three references. Applicants from diverse
backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
PhD in microbiology or parasitology, cell biology, genetics, or other related field.
Experience in related scientific field of study.
1-2 years' experience in host-pathogen interactions AND/OR expertise in cell culture, microscopy, ELISA, bacterial growth assays, genetic manipulation of mammalian cells and bacteria, protein-protein interactions
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