Postdoctoral Position in Microbiology and Single Cell Studies

College Park, Maryland (US)
Competitive salary supported by federal funding
February 13 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jiqiang (Lanny) Ling at The University of Maryland, College Park to study microbiology, single cells, host-pathogen interactions, and antibiotic resistance. The Ling lab is interested in combining state-of-the-art single-cell, microbiology, biochemical, genetic, genomic, and proteomic approaches to understand the mechanisms and disease connections of the protein synthesis machinery. Recent work from the Ling lab has been published in leading journals such as Molecular Cell, New England Journal of Medicine, PNAS, Nucleic Acids Research, and American Journal of Human Genetics. A full list of publications can be found at For more information please visit Dr. Ling’s website:

UMD is a vibrant place to work, home to three Nobel laureates, five Pulitzer Prize recipients, and more than 40 members of the most prestigious national academies. The 1,250-acre campus is centrally located on the Baltimore, Annapolis, and Washington, D.C. corridor; the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. With Maryland's stature as one of the nation's premier public research universities, and our exceptional community of faculty, staff, and students, there has never been a better time to be part of this great University. The postdoctoral position will be supported by NIH funding with a competitive salary. Highly motivated candidates with expertise in bacteriology, host-pathogen interactions, yeast biology, and/or microscopy are particularly encouraged to apply. If interested, please contact Dr. Ling at and include a brief description of research interests, career goals, and a detailed CV.

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