Cornell University, Microbiology & Immunology

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Position ID:Cornell-M&I-POSTDOC1 [#12184]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biochemistry / Cell Biology
Molecular Biology
Appl Deadline:2019/03/31 (posted 2018/09/28, listed until 2019/03/31)
Position Description:    

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Postdoctoral Research Associate in Host‐Bacteria Interactions. A position is available immediately for a highly motivated postdoctoral scientist to join Jeongmin Song’s lab at Cornell University. My research team seeks answers to fundamental biological questions aimed at better understanding of the pathogenic mechanism of the typhoid fever-causing Salmonella, and the biology of bacterial AB toxins. Based on our basic research findings, in experimental animals, we also perform translational research aimed at improving current vaccines and therapeutic strategies against typhoid fever. The postdoctoral scientist will be supported by a National Institutes of Health R01 grant awarded to the PI.

The successful candidate must have a PhD or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline, an excellent work ethic, and a strong background in biochemistry, glyobiology, bacteriology, chemistry, molecular biology, or cell biology. 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 ( Resumes will be reviewed as they are received, and a hiring decision made as soon as an appropriate number of qualified candidates have been reviewed.

The Song lab is located on Cornell’s main campus in the 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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