Postdoc/Scientist Positions in Women’s Health and Host-Pathogen/Microbiome Research

Postdoc/Scientist Positions in Women’s Health and Host-Pathogen/Microbiome Research

The Lewis lab (http://lewislabofmicrobialglycobiology.yolasite.com/) is seeking two enthusiastic postdoctoral researchers or staff scientists in the area of urogenital pathogenesis/microbiome research. We seek creative, organized, and detail-oriented individuals with a genuine interest in women’s health research. Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree with one or more first-author publications. Must be willing and able to work as an integrated member of the team, and to participate in the development and documentation of new experimental approaches.

Position 1: Required: Published research experience working in mouse model(s).

Position 2: Required: Published research experience using mammalian tissue culture and RNAi or other genetic tools to probe cellular mechanisms at a molecular level.

The candidates must have additional experience in at least two of the following areas: genomics/community profiling, bacterial pathogenesis, qRT-PCR, bacterial genetics or other molecular biology approaches, glycobiology, gnotobiotic models, anaerobic microbiology, biochemical approaches (chromatography, protein/enzyme studies etc.)

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please send (allewis@wustl.edu): 1) your CV, including 2) the names and contact information for three professional references, 3) 1-2 pdfs of first-author papers, 4) a brief cover letter (in the body of your e-mail) outlining your ‘fit’ for the position, citing your experience in the areas above and pointing to your publications as evidence of your experience in the specified areas (applications without this will not be reviewed). The cover letter should also outline your roles in the publication pdfs provided. Specifically, please indicate which figures were from experiments you yourself completed.

Letters will be requested for a subset of applicants. Consideration will begin immediately and will commence when the positions are filled.

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