Postdoctoral Research Associate

Louisville, Kentucky
Aligns with NIH guidelines
March 19 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in a multidisciplinary, well-funded and well-equipped research group in the Department of Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the University of Louisville.  The project will investigate the host-pathogen interactions in the context of microbial communities.   Experience with microbial genetics and/or innate immunity is required.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Microbiology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, or a related field.  The candidate must also possess excellent written and oral communication skills.  Salary will be based on NIH scales. For more information see 

Selected recent publications:

Fitzsimonds et al, 2021, ISMEJ s41396-021-00956-4

Jung et al.,2019, mBio 10:e02004

Ohshima et al., 2019, PNAS 116:8535-8543

Kuboniwa et al., 2017. Nature Microbiol 2:1493-1499

The successful candidate will join an existing team of postdoctoral researchers and graduate students, and will have the opportunity to develop independent research projects. The PI will work with the successful candidate in a collaborative lab environment to develop the project and help the trainee achieve their career goals.  To apply: please send CV, brief statement of research interests, and the names and addresses of three references to: Richard Lamont,