An NIH-funded Postdoctoral Research Associate position is available to study chlamydial cell division in the laboratory of Dr. Scot Ouellette in the Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The successful candidate will lead experiments to probe the unique division components and mechanisms of this unusual bacterium. Ideal candidates will have a PhD obtained within the past three years in molecular biology, genetics, microbiology, or cell biology with related skill-sets. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated, independent, 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. Earliest start date will be March 1, 2020. Application should 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
Ph.D. in microbiology, molecular biology, cellular biology, genetics, or other related field.
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