Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Malaria Pathogenesis

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, New York
September 21 2021
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The Daily lab is hiring a post-doctoral fellow to study brain swelling in the experimental model of cerebral malaria (ECM). We are seeking a highly motivated and productive scientist to lead the program which will define mechanisms of brain swelling through analysis of gene knock out of parasite virulence proteins, metabolomics, histopathology and neuroimaging. Adjunctive therapies will be tested in vivo to improve survival in ECM. The scientist will be expected to design and conduct experiments, interpret data and prepare manuscripts. Funding is available for two years, the initial appointment is for one year and will be renewed with satisfactory progress.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., etc.) in an appropriate field is required. Experience in the animal model of infection is highly desirable. Strong scientific writing ability, work ethic and collegiality are required. A record of first author publications are desired.

Successful applications will have relevant work experience in molecular parasitology or related fields.

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is located in the Bronx, NY.

Einstein ranks 7th in NIH award dollars per investigator among US Medical Schools, has extensive core facilities and a highly collaborative research environment.

Please send a CV and cover letter to Dr. Johanna Daily

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.


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