Microbiology & Immunology, Cornell University

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Position ID:Cornell-M&I-POSTDOC [#11198]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Molecular Biology
Biochemistry / Cell Biology
Appl Deadline:2018/07/15** finished (2018/05/19, finished 2018/10/01, listed until 2019/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Typhoid Toxin and Salmonella Typhi Pathogenesis. Postdoctoral Research Associate in Host‐Bacteria Interactions. A position is available immediately for a highly motivated postdoctoral scientist to join Jeongmin Song’s lab in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Cornell University. The long‐term goal of our group is to understand the pathogenic mechanisms of the typhoid fever‐causing Salmonella Typhi, with an emphasis on its secreted virulence factor typhoid toxin. The postdoc will investigate the contribution of typhoid toxin to various aspects of S. Typhi infection and pathogenesis using a combination of biochemistry, cell biology, animal models, bacterial genetics, immunology, and glycobiology.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in a relevant discipline, an excellent work ethic, and a strong background in biochemistry and molecular biology. A solid publication record and experience in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, and/or glycobiology are desirable. Candidates should submit a CV, a cover letter describing your research experience and professional goals, and contact information for at least three professional references to Jeongmin Song (jeongmin.song@cornell.edu).

The Song lab is located in Cornell’s Veterinary Medical Center, a modern state of the art research facility conducive to collaborative and interdisciplinary research. Ithaca is a city on Cayuga Lake, in New York’s Finger Lakes region.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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Further Info:
Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
C5 173 Veterinary Medical Center
Ithaca, NY 14853

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