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Postdoctoral Scholar Research

University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida
$47,659-$65,292 annually
Closing date
Oct 13, 2022

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Life Sciences, Genetics, Molecular Biology
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Postdoctoral Scholar Research


Department: Molecular Medicine/0-6144-000

College/Division: USF Health- Morsani College of Medicine

Salary Plan: Temporary

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $47,659-$65,292 annually 

Job Title: Postdoctoral Scholar Research

Job Summary:
A NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available immediately for a highly motivated candidate to study protein structure-function, gene regulation, tick-mammal transmission, and host-pathogen interactions 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.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education & Experience):

Minimum Qualifications:
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 area of specialization.  Must meet university criteria for appointment at the rank of Postdoctoral Fellow.

Preferred Qualifications:
A background in bacterial genetics and molecular biology will be given preference. Experience with analyzing protein structure and function, animal models, and/or tick biology is a plus.

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

Job Opening Number: 32078

Posting Date: 09/12/2022

Posting End Date: 10/12/2022

How To Apply
Go to applying to an opening you will have the opportunity to upload a cover letter and resume.

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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Equal Employment Opportunity 
USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace. The University of South Florida does not discriminate on the basis of sex and prohibits sexual harassment. Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute sex discrimination or sexual harassment), in person, by mail, by telephone, or by electronic mail, using the contact information listed for the Title IX Coordinator. Reports may be made at any time either online or directly to the University's Title IX Coordinator.


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USF - Health

USF - Tampa Campus


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 
With more than 16,000 employees at USF, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region.  At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.


To learn more about working at USF please visit Work Here. Learn Here. Grow Here.


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