Job Summary: An NIH-funded position in Molecular Microbiology to study persister cells responsible for multidrug tolerance of bacterial biofilms. The aim of the project is to identify, and rank persister genes by using single cell analysis, such as tracking cells in a massively parallel microfluidics device (the mother machine). The project is a collaboration with Johan Paulsen's lab (HMS). The successful applicant will have the opportunity, if desired, to participate in a drug discovery part of the project aimed at persister eradication. The appointment will be for a minimum of 2 years with renewal up to 5 years. Highly competitive salary and benefits.
Key Responsibilities: Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants. Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff. Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete.
Qualifications: Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar.
The campus is in a pleasant location in downtown Boston, near the art Museum and the Symphony. Please e-mail a CV and names of 3 references to Dr. Kim Lewis firstname.lastname@example.org, https://web.northeastern.edu/adc/#_ga (Department of Biology, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA).
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