Postdoctoral Position in Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry
University of Maryland, Baltimore
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 127361
Postdoctoral Position in Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Dentistry-(190000V3)
The Department of MicrobialPathogenesis at the School of Dentistry, University of Maryland, Baltimore isseeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to work on novel signalingmechanisms that lead to resistance of cell wall reactive antibiotics in Staphylococcusaureus. The successful candidate willwork with a highly enthusiastic and collaborative group of scientists who usemultidisciplinary approaches to understand basic mechanistic principles ofstaphylococcal pathogenesis with the goal of identifying better/newer ways totreat bacterial infections.
UMB is an EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexualorientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protectedVeteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.
Interested individuals with a PhD, MD orequivalent degree, with prior experience working in the field of medicalmicrobiology and having proven technical skills related to protein chemistryincluding mass spectrometry, protein purification and Western blotting areencouraged to apply. In addition tohaving the above-mentioned skillset, the successful candidate should alsopossess a rigorous mindset, a go-getter and can-do mentality, an ability towork in a team setting and be detail oriented. Interested candidates should send their CV and a half to one-pagedocument depicting his/her research interests to Dr. Som Chatterjee (firstname.lastname@example.org). This position will remain open until thesuitable candidate is identified
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.