Postdoctoral Scholar Research

University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida
$47,659 - $64,008 annual
July 01 2021
Organization Type

Postdoctoral Scholar Research

Department Number/Name: 0-6144-000 / Molecular Medicine 
College/Division: USF Health- Morsani College of Medicine
Salary Plan: Temporary (Grant Funded)
Hiring Salary/Salary Range:  $47,659 - $64,008 annual

A NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available immediately for a highly motivated candidate to study gene regulation, tick-mammal transmission, host-pathogen interactions, and protein structure-function in Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease spirochete. The position offers an excellent training opportunity to conduct research in an attractive, dynamic research environment with outstanding resources.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or MD. Ph.D. in a related field from an accredited institution and appropriate experience and training within a selected are of specialization.  Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Postdoctoral Fellow.


  • Master's degree in Information Technology or related field from an accredited university. 
  • A background in bacterial genetics and molecular biology will be given preference.
  • Experience in spirochetology, animal models, and/or tick biology is a plus.

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

Job Opening Number: 26450

Original Posting Date: 01/27/2021 (Previous applicants need not reapply)

Posting End Date: 08/29/2021

How to Apply
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Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.  YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

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