Postdoctoral Associate in Antimicrobial Drug Discovery

Postdoctoral Position available immediately on three NIH-funded projects at Dr. Seleem’s laboratory for highly motivated candidates who are interested in antimicrobial and antifungal drug discovery.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in microbiology, mycology, immunology, molecular biology, Pharmacy, biology, medical sciences or related field. Prior research experience in antimicrobial, microbiology, or drug discovery will be a plus. Strong written, oral communication, and critical thinking skills are required. Candidates at both junior and senior levels are welcome to apply. Details of Dr. Seleem’s laboratory, on-going research projects, and recent publications can be found at

Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, is an internationally recognized research and teaching institution renowned for its academic excellence, world-class faculty, and home to Nobel laureates. Purdue University is one of the leading universities for higher education and graduate programs in the world. Purdue ranks 4th among public institutions in the United States and Purdue's graduate programs have been ranked among the top 10 by U.S. News. The PI will work closely with the successful candidate in a collaborative lab environment to develop the project and help the trainee achieve their career goals.

Interested candidates should send an application packet, including all of the following as a single PDF file by email to Dr. Mohamed Seleem (

  • Cover letter indicating brief description of current and previous research experience
  • Expected starting date
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information for 3 references

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.