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Microbial Pathogenesis / Host-Pathogen InteractionPosted by: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Posted date: 2019-Mar-27
The Machner laboratory is looking for a highly motivated post-doctoral researcher interested in deciphering virulence mechanisms of Legionella pneumophila, the causative agent of Legionnaires' pneumonia. We integrate tools, approaches, and technologies from a wide range of scientific disciplines into our research, both in collaborative efforts and independently, to analyze host-pathogen interactions at a molecular, cellular, and structural level.
We have access to an exceptional set of research facilities, including flow cytometry, imaging, RNA and whole genome sequencing, proteomics and mass spectrometry, and have collaborations and regular meetings with multiple NIH and academic groups.
More information can be found here: https://science.nichd.nih.gov/confluence/display/machner/HomeQualifications:
Applicants should have (or be within a few months of obtaining) an MD or a PhD in microbiology, cell biology, biochemistry, genetics or a similar field, with no more than 4 years of post-doctoral experience. Preference will be given to those with a strong scientific record and expertise in molecular biology, protein biochemistry, imaging, and cell or animal models.To Apply:
Applications, including a cover letter describing your research interests, curriculum vitae, and the contact information (including email addresses) for three references, should be emailed to Matthias Machner (machnermnih.gov)
Please note: We will not respond to generic applications that appear to have been sent to multiple recipients (mass mail applications).
This position is subject to a background investigation. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.