Postdoctoral Fellow - Immune Evasion of Bacterial Biofilm

University of Nebraska Medical Center
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer excellent benefits
April 10 2019
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Postdoctoral Fellow - Immune Evasion of Bacterial Biofilm

A NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Tammy Kielian in the Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, Nebraska ( The candidate will direct independent projects related to the role of innate immunity in host defense against Staphylococcus aureus biofilms using mouse infection models as well as translational research with clinical specimens from patients with biofilm infections.

UNMC has a vibrant research and medical community within the growing and affordable city of Omaha, Nebraska. The Department of Pathology and Microbiology has over 60 faculty members, ~50 graduate students, and more than two dozen postdoctoral fellows and residents working in modern, well-equipped labs with state-of-the-art facilities. The Staphylococcal Research Group at UNMC ( offers a collaborative multi-disciplinary environment for the study of staphylococcal infections.

The successful candidate should possess a PhD in immunology or a related immunology-intensive background and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Interested persons should send a Curriculum vitae, summary of research experience and interests, and contact information of three references to Tammy Kielian, PhD, via an online application through the University of Nebraska Medical Center employment website at Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.