Post Doctoral Fellow

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 15, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Code/Title PD - Post Doctoral Position Number P00001 Working Title Post Doctoral Fellow Department Microbiology and Immunology Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Recruitment Pool All Applicants Anticipated Hiring Range $52,705 - $56,000 Campus MCV Campus Position Type Post Doc Hours/Week Normal work days Normal work hours Job Category Research Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No Is any portion of this position grant-funded? Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant. Sensitive Position No Resource Critical No Description of the Job

A postdoctoral fellow is required to work on several NIH, NSF and internally funded research projectds in the laboratory of Dr. Buck in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at VCU . The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on several projects related to COVID -19 infection and the human microbiome and virome. Projects involve informatic processing and analysis of multi omic data related to the microboiome and virome of the female reproductive tract, GI tract and upper respiratory tract. Highly motivated, hard-working and informatically skilled applicants are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have a PhD in a related field, have computational and informatics skills, and an in depth understanding of molecular analyses.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in manipulation of high throughput biological sequence (protein, RNA and/or DNA ) data

Job Open Date 09/15/2020 Remove from posting on or before Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit a cover letter, a current CV with a publication list, and contact information (including phone numbers) of two references by email to

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