Date Posted: May 2, 2019
A postdoctoral fellow is being recruited for an exciting research project that aims to characterize multiple autocrine and paracrine cellular signaling pathways that emanate from commensal microbiota that may regulate mucosal immunology and epithelial homeostasis in disease. Individuals eligible to be employed as a postdoctoral researcher should have completed their PhD studies within the last four years.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in molecular biology, microbiology or immunology, biochemistry, cell physiology, or related biomedical disciplines. Experience in mucosal immunology, microbiota, and/or mouse genetics are preferred, but not required. Excellent verbal communication and writing skills in English are a precondition.
An initial application must contain the following documents in English:
A complete curriculum vitae, including date (or scheduled date) of the thesis defense, title of the thesis, current position, academic distinctions, list of publications and list of five references with email addresses.
Initial applications, including a cover letter, must be sent in a single pdf file to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also save applications here and upload via internal reference number below. Review of applications will start on May 30, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
The fellow will be employed at the Department of Biological Sciences, Newark College of Arts and Sciences Rutgers University. The NIH-funded project is for 3 years, subject to annual renewals depending on performance and productivity.