Career Area Research Professionals
Posting Open Date 09/30/2021
Application Deadline 10/14/2021
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Working Title Research Associate - Rao Lab (DPET)
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Number 20039355
Vacancy ID NF0005266
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Hiring Range Dependent on Qualifications
Proposed Start Date 12/01/2021
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The successful candidate will work in the laboratory of Dr. Gauri Rao and will
focus on projects focused on characterizing the
pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics (PK/PD) of antibiotics and adjuvant
therapy. This position will involve designing and conducting in vitro
experiments to optimize the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamic activity
against highly resistant pathogens, characterizing resistance mechanisms and
developing knockout bacterial strains to evaluate emergence of resistance. The
candidate will also design, plan and conduct in vivo experiments focused on
characterizing the host pathogen interactions for designing and optimizing
dosing regimens for antibiotic and adjuvant therapy combination administered
via different routes.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required; for candidates demonstrating
comparable independent research productivity, will accept a relevant
undergraduate degree and 3 or more years of relevant experience in
substitution. A preferred candidate will have a doctorate in Molecular
Biology, Biomedical Engineering, or a related field.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
1-3 years of experience working on PK/PD analysis, in vitro, cell culture, and
in vivo experiments focused on antimicrobial resistance. The successful
candidate must have excellent communication skills and be able to work
independently. The candidate must be able to have demonstrated experience in
writing and executing grants.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
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