The Assistant Scientist will be responsible for managing projects in the laboratory and conducting vital research related to host-microbe interactions within the skin microbiome and in the context of wound repair and regeneration. This includes maintaining culture collections, overseeing clinical specimen collection and managing protocols, animal care, and supporting graduate students with their ongoing research. The candidate is expected to be capable of developing independent research projects and provide intellectual contributions and leadership to ongoing collaborations with clinicians, molecular biologists, and chemists.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
PhD in Microbiology, Biomedical Sciences, Molecular Biology or related field required.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Five years of postdoctoral work required. Our research is interdisciplinary. We are looking for candidates with relevant experience in microbiology, skin biology, wound healing, microbiome models or related areas.
Additional desired qualifications
o Background in molecular microbiology and microbial metabolism
o Comfortable working with a variety of animal models
o Experience working on human subjects research
o Strong communication, collaboration, and mentoring skills
o Demonstrated expertise in modeling and analyzing host/microbiome interactions
o Experience in the integration of different data modalities including metagenomics and metabolomics.
A534700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MED MICROBIO/MED MICRO
Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications