Working Title Postdoctoral Research Associate - Human Digestive Microbiome
Department Food Science & Technology-0836
Requisition Number F210210
Posting Open Date 11/22/2021
Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all
application materials before review date) 01/05/2022
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work
Post-Doc Opportunity in the microbiome laboratory of Dr. Izard
The Post-Doctoral Research Associate will be focusing on the interaction of
diet and the human digestive tract microbiome in context of health and
disease. The project techniques include genetic material extraction, next
generation sequencing, omics and ecological analyses of the microbiota, qPCR,
cloning and other approaches to be determined in conjunction with the PI and
in alignment with the laboratory needs and the candidate's expertise.
Participation in management and recruitment for our clinical studies are
The candidate should be willing to handle microbial and eukaryotic cell
cultures, as well as human body fluids, tissues and excretions. The Ph.D. or
M.D./Ph.D. will have a strong experimental basis in molecular microbiology,
cell culture (prokaryote and/or eukaryotes), sample processing, omics and/or
The position is available immediately. The salary will be commensurate with
experience. The position will be renewed yearly based on available funding,
satisfactory performance, and continued employability in the United States if
In addition to the above-described duties, the individual will be expected to
accept committee assignments, reporting responsibilities, and other special ad
hoc assignments as requested at the administrative unit, college/division,
institute, and/or university level.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment
without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy,
sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic
information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See
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Minimum Required Qualifications
Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. required in related science
Strong experimental basis in molecular microbiology, cell culture (prokaryote
and/or eukaryotes), sample processing, omics and/or ecological analyses.
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required
Criminal History Background Check Required No
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Job Type Full-Time
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