The NYU Dentistry Department of Molecular Pathobiology is seeking a highly motivated post-doctoral scientist to join the College's Microbiome group. The ideal candidate is an excellent experimentalist in cell culture and molecular biology with a strong background in microbiology to investigate the mechanisms of host-microbiome interactions in mouth and gut. We are expanding experimental work to reveal the new mechanism by which microbiome and its metabolites modulate host response in various diseases. Please refer our recent publications Cancer Discovery 2018, Nature 2019, and iScience 2020. At NYU Dentistry the microbiome team has extensive experience in analyzing large metagenomic datasets with many variables along with clinical data. This is an exciting workplace where there is fast-paced science happening with amazing resources. Prospective applicants should have experience in the area of host microbe interaction, as evidenced by publication record. We are seeking creative and highly motivated individuals who want to work in a dynamic, multi-disciplinary research environment and gain experiences in both pre-clinical and clinical settings.
Qualified candidates should have:
A Ph.D. in Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology or a related field.
Excellent experimental and organization skills.
Experience in basic microbiology.
Ability to communicate scientific material and work well in a collaborative environment
Experience in human microbiome and proven ability to conduct independent research.
Familiarity with 16S/metagenomics, PCR arrays, functional genetic and/or genomic data is preferred
Qualified candidates must apply through Interfolio. Applicants must submit: 1) Cover letter / Statement of prior research experience and career goals; 2) Curriculum Vitae; and 3) Names and contact information of at least three professional references. To access the application, please click the "Apply on Employer's Site" button located on the right.
Questions about the position, and additional documents, should be directed to:
Dr. Deepak Saxena Professor Department of Molecular Pathobiology NYU Dentistry 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010 Email: email@example.com
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