Postdoctoral Scholar Research
- University of South Florida
- Location: Tampa, FL
- Job Number: 7080566
- Posting Date: Jun 30, 2021
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARY:
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.
A background in bacterial genetics and molecular biology will be given preference.
Experience in spirochetology, animal models, and/or tick biology is a plus.