Postdoctoral Position in Microbiome or Innate Immunity-Microbiome Research in the Graf Lab at the University of Connecticut

The Graf lab seeks to fill a Postdoctoral Position in the areas of innate immunity and microbiome. The project involves characterizing changes in the medicinal leech’s innate immune response to invasive bacteria and evolving the native symbionts to protect against invaders. The position is in Dr. Graf’s lab the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. http://joerggraflab.com/

Position Summary

The Graf lab seeks to fill a Postdoctoral Position in the areas of innate immunity and microbiome. The project involves characterizing changes in the medicinal leech’s innate immune response to invasive bacteria and evolving the native symbionts to protect against invaders. The position is in Dr. Graf’s lab the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. http://joerggraflab.com/

 Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:  Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. in microbiology or immunology or a related area and a publication record. The candidate must have relevant expertise in molecular biology, molecular genetics, biochemistry or bioinformatics is required.

Preferred Qualifications:  Highly desirable is a strong background in innate immunity or microbiome science. Excellence in team-work, strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work independently are a plus.

To Apply

Screening of candidates will begin immediately and remain open until filled.  Interested applicants must apply electronically joerg.graf@uconn.edu, submitting a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of three professional references.  For questions regarding this position, prospective applicants should email joerg.graf@uconn.edu, University of Connecticut, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Unit 3124, 91 N. Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT  06269-3124.

The University of Connecticut encourages applications from under-represented groups, including minorities, women, and people with disabilities.

 

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