A postdoctoral position is immediately available at the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research. Candidates interested in the study of Group B Streptococcal pathogenesis and in organisms leading to fetal injury and preterm labor are encouraged to apply. The fellow must be open to studying bacterial pathogenesis using animal models of infection. He/she will carry out research/development activities in support of assigned research projects.
Responsible for independently evaluating, selecting, and applying standardized scientific procedures and techniques to carry out research/development activities in a particular scientific discipline. Has broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of field of specialization. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Makes detailed observations, analyzes and interprets data and writes manuscripts/grant proposals. Collaborates with principal investigator, taking direct responsibility for carrying out research and development activities. Considerable effort (25% or more) may be dedicated to seeking independent outside research funding.
- PhD in specialty area from an accredited university training program
- Experience using basic research techniques of specialty area
- Previous experience conducting research in the pediatric arena
- Experience in protocol and manuscript development and in grant writing