Postdoctoral Associate (57987) Hatch #2

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jan 23, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time, postdoctoral position in a physiology laboratory. This NIH-funded Postdoctoral Associate should be a highly motivated individual with a strong background in performing Western Blot assays, real-time RT-PCR and siRNA techniques, who will be involved in a NIH-funded project exploring the integrative, functional roles of membrane-bound intestinal transport proteins in the handling of oxalate following colonization with the probiotic gut bacterium Oxalobacter formigenes. In addition, this individual must be willing to be part of an integrative team covering approaches including whole animal physiology, molecular biology, microbiology and metabolomics. The position requires experience working with gut microbes.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

For information on resources available to University of Florida Postdocs, please visit our Office of Postdoctoral Affairs webpage.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in molecular biology/physiology or a related discipline. The position requires competence and expertise in a variety of molecular biology approaches, experience with cell culture and/or microbiology is also highly desirable, but not essential.

A strong background in performing Western Blot assays, real-time RT-PCR and siRNA techniques.

In addition, this individual must be willing to be part of an integrative team covering approaches including whole animal physiology, molecular biology, microbiology and metabolomics.

A proven record of verbal and written communication is necessary.

The candidate should have a strong background in implementing and conducting experiments using all of the molecular biology tools necessary as well as statistical analyses of experimental data.

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter outlining interests, and a list of three references. The letters of reference should be sent directly to Prof. Marguerite Hatch, hatchma@ufl.edu

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Florida does not support H1B Visas for Postdoctoral Associates; Candidates eligible for a J1 Visa will be considered.

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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