The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a Postdoctoral position. This position is outside of the tenure stream and involves conducting scholarly research on the mechanisms of host-microbe interactions between Legionella bacteria and their natural hosts, free-living amoebae. Minimum qualifications are an Ph.D degree in biology or related field with experience in molecular biology.
The Department of Biological Sciences is a highly interactive community dedicated to mutual success in our research, education and outreach missions, and Pittsburgh is a city that is often voted “most livable” in the nation. Further information about the Department of Biological Sciences is available at: http://www.biology.pitt.edu .
To apply, candidates should submit PDF documents of the following to Talent Center (http://join.pitt.edu ): (a) a letter of application, (b) a CV, if applicable, and (d) a brief description of how your service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion. At least two letters of reference should be sent by the recommenders to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Applications will be reviewed starting 25 JAN 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment requires administrative and budgetary approval. The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.