Postdoctoral Scholar Research

University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida
$47,659 - $64,008 annual
July 29 2020
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Postdoctoral Scholar Research

Job ID: 25551
Location: USF Health
Dept Number/Name: 0-6144-000 / Molecular Medicine
College/Division: USF Health- Morsani College of Medicine
Salary Plan: Temporary
Job Title: Postdoctoral Scholar Research
Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $47,659 - $64,008 annual

Two postdoctoral positions are available immediately on NIH-funded projects for qualified individuals with a 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 is primarily for pathogenesis, biology, antibiotic resistance of C. difficile as well as host-pathogen interactions; Second position is primarily for host immune / inflammatory responses to CDI, host-pathogen interactions and development of vaccines and novel antimicrobials against C. difficile.

Research experience in one or two of the following areas including molecular microbiology, molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, microbiome, and animal models are preferred but not required. The lab has established all needed molecular tools for manipulating C. difficile and mammalian cells. The lab also established two animal models of CDI to support basic and applied projects on C. difficile.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates with a clear career goals are highly encouraged to apply. Candidates should submit resume and names of at least three references in one pdf document through Careers@USF.

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 institutions, USF 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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Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or MD. Ph.D. in a related field from an accredited institution and training within a selected area of specialization. Must meet university criteria for appointment at the rank of Postdoctoral Fellow.

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

Job Opening Number: 25551

Posting Date: 07/24/2020

Posting End Date: 08/25/2020

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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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