Postdoctoral Scientist

Center for Infectious Disease Research
We follow the NIH Postdoc Salary scale
June 05 2015
Position Type
Full Time

The Myler laboratory at the Center for Infectious Disease Research is looking to recruit an outstanding Postdoctoral Scientist to conduct research in the field of Leishmania (epi)genomics. We are a diverse and dynamic group using cutting-edge genomic, bioinformatic, and molecular approaches to study gene function and protein structure in a variety of infectious disease organisms. The individual sought will be working primarily on an NIH-funded project investigating the role of a modified DNA base (J) found only in Leishmania and other trypanosomatids.  


Position Requirements


  • Ph.D. or equivalent in biomedical sciences (with a focus on molecular biology and/or genomics) is required
  • Experience working with protozoan parasites, RNA-seq, ChiP-seq and proteomics is highly desirable.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and organize and prioritize work toward clear goals
  • Ability and willingness to work with a diverse team of scientists, including post-docs, students and technicians


Organization Overview:


Nearly 40 years ago, the Center for Infectious Disease Research was founded as an independent non-profit organization devoted to the research of global infectious disease. The Center holds true to those roots today, having grown to include over 250 staff members who work collaboratively with one common goal: to eliminate the world’s most devastating infectious diseases. To learn more about the Center for Infectious Disease Research and the remarkable individuals you would support, please visit our website at


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