This job has expired

Postdoctoral Associate, Microbiology and Immunology

Job Details

Posting Details

Position Information

Fiscal Year

Position Title
Postdoctoral Associate, Microbiology and Immunology

Classification Title
Postdoctoral Associate

Microbiology and Immunology

Posting Number

Posting Link

Research Foundation

Position Type
RF Professional


Appointment Term

Salary Grade

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The Postdoctoral Associate position is immediately available in the lab of Dr. Ryan Hunter ( Department of Microbiology & Immunology ) for motivated postdoctoral scholars or research associates to pursue a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation / NIH -funded study focusing on the role of bacterial-mediated mucus degradation in the progression of chronic airway disease. This translational effort will leverage cutting-edge stable isotope probing and proteomic technologies, genomics and microbiome analysis, imaging, epithelial cell culture, and animal models of airway disease to probein vivobacterial activity and their interactions with the host epithelium.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Conducting routine experiments following appropriate protocols and procedures
  • Recording results and maintaining accurate records of experiments
  • Performing data interpretation, statistical analyses, data interpretations, and communicating findings with the PI
  • Assisting in writing manuscripts related to the project
  • Training junior members of the laboratory and assisting others when/where expertise is needed
  • Performing weekly lab maintenance duties
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages .

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD in Microbiology or related field
Preferred Qualifications
  • Expertise in one or more of microbial genetics, FPLC / HPLC, and/or anaerobic bacterial culture
  • Experience working with research animals (mice or rabbits)
  • Integrated multi-omic data analysis ( RNA -Seq, 16S rRNA, Proteomics)
  • Ability to publish and present research data
Physical Demands

Salary Range
$56,484 - $68,604

Additional Salary Information
The salary range reflects our good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible compensation at the time of posting, the role and associated responsibilities, and the experience, education, and training of the selected candidate.

Work Hours

40 hours per week

Downtown Campus

Posting Alerts

Special Instructions Summary

Is a background check required for this posting?

Background Check Notification

Contact Information

Contact's Name
Dr. Ryan Hunter

Contact's Pronouns

Contact's Title
Associate Professor

Contact's Email

Contact's Phone

Posting Dates


Deadline for applicants
Open Until Filled

Date to be filled


Number of references required

Reference Cutoff Date

Instructions to Applicant

By providing the names and e-mail addresses of my references, I hereby authorize either Human Resources or the applicable hiring department to contact my references via e-mail to request a reference letter on my behalf.

For more information, click the "How to Apply" button.


University at Buffalo

UB is New York’s largest public university, one of America’s leading research universities and a flagship in the SUNY system.

UB is a top 40 university in a top city in which to attend college, and with more than 1,300 acres across three unique campuses, there is always something new to explore. Regular shuttle service takes students between North Campus and South Campus, and the Downtown Campus is easily accessible by Metro Rail

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert