Postdoctoral Scholar Research

University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida
$47,659 - $61,308
October 04 2019
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Postdoctoral Scholar Research

Job ID: 23039
Location: USF Health
Department Number/Name: 0-6144-000 / Molecular Medicine
College Division: USF Health- Morsani College of Medicine
Salary Plan: Temporary
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $47,659 - $61,308

Postdoctoral position available immediately on NIH-funded projects for qualified individuals with PhD/MD degree to study the pathogenesis / pathogen biology, antibiotic resistance of Clostridium difficile and host immune/inflammatory responses to C. difficile infection (CDI). One position primarily for pathogenesis, biology and antibiotic resistance of C. difficile as well as host-pathogen interactions; Second position primarily for host immune / inflammatory responses to CDI and host-pathogen interactions.

The work requires background in molecular microbiology / immunology / cell biology / microbiome / animal models / to study pathogen biology, host-pathogen interactions and immune responses to CDI in animal models.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates with a clear career goal to be an independent principle investigator (PI) are highly encouraged to apply.

The physical, intellectual, and research resources at USF are substantial as exemplified by the National Science Foundation (NSF) placing USF within the top 50 national universities for research expenditures (ranked 41, January 2014) in a time of austere federal science funds. Among public institutionsUSF is ranked 25th in total research expenditures by the NSF (2013). Among all public medical schools in the United States, College of Medicine at USF now ranks 27 for research by the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings of the nation's Best Medical Schools – Research.

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Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates should submit CV/resume and names of at least three references as part of their application.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree from an accredited institution and appropriate experience and training within a selected area of specialization. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Postdoctoral Fellow.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Research experience in molecular microbiology, flow cytometry analysis, comparative microbial genome/RNA sequence analysis, microbiome, animal models and signal transduction is preferred but not required.

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Information for Applicants 
This position is subject to a Level 1 criminal background check.

Job Opening Number: 23039

Posting Date:  9/30/2019

Posting End Date: 11/03/2019

How To Apply 
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Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

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Equal Employment Opportunity 
USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.

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About USF
The University of South Florida System is a high-impact, global research system dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee. The institutions are separately accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. All institutions have distinct missions and their own detailed strategic plans. Serving over 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF
With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities.  We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

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