Postdoctoral Scholar Research

University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida
$47,659 - $64,008 annual
November 10 2020
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Postdoctoral Scholar Research

Job ID: 26103
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 - $64,008 annual

One postdoctoral position is available immediately on NIH-funded project to study host immune / inflammatory responses to Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI), host-pathogen interactions, as well as development of novel antimicrobials /vaccines against CDI.

Self-motivated individuals with a recent PhD/MD degree and research experience in one or more areas of molecular biology, immunology, cell biology, molecular microbiology, and animal models of diseases, microbiome are encouraged to apply. The lab has established all needed molecular tools for manipulating C. difficile and mammalian cell lines. The lab also established two animal models of CDI to support basic and applied projects on C. difficile.

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.  Must meet university criteria for appointment at the rank of Postdoctoral Fellow.

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

Job Opening Number: 26103

Posting Date:  11/06/2020

Posting End Date: 12/06/2020

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About USF 
The University of South Florida is a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success. Over the past 10 years, no other public university in the country has risen faster in U.S. News & World Report's national university rankings than USF. Serving more than 50,000 students on campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee, USF is designated as a Preeminent State Research University by the Florida Board of Governors, placing it in the most elite category among the state's 12 public universities. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

Working at USF 
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