Postdoctoral Fellow-Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Employer
Harvard Medical School
Location
Boston
Salary
Salary based on NIH postdoctoral pay scale
Posted
February 08 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia

An NIH-funded position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Paula Watnick for an exceptionally talented, motivated, and hard-working postdoctoral fellow with experience in Drosophila genetics seeking to expand his or her knowledge of bacterial pathogenesis by investigating the influence of intestinal pathogens on host development and metabolism. The successful candidate will join a vibrant research team exploring novel aspects of Vibrio cholerae pathogenesis in vertebrate and invertebrate models, designing novel vaccine platforms, and discovering new natural products to treat multi-drug resistant bacteria. He or she will have appointments both at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School and will participate in the activities of the Infectious Diseases Division at BCH and the Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology at Harvard Medical School.  Please see the following websites for additional information on the laboratory:

https://www.hms.harvard.edu/dms/bbs/fac/Watnick.php

http://www.childrenshospital.org/doctors/~/link.aspx?_id=5E7EFFEC1C89495795607677D96B44E2&_z=z

Recent graduates with a track-record of productivity, and excellent references are encouraged to apply. Candidates should send a statement of interest and future goals, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference from mentors familiar with their scientific abilities to paula.watnick@childrens.harvard.edu.