This position is research-intensive and will be focused on the study of Brucella.
Applicant will be working with Brucella under Biosafety Level 3 conditions and doing both experimental manipulation of bacterial cultures and experimental infections of mice and cultured mammalian cells in this type of laboratory setting. Must have certification for CDC approval for Unrestricted Access to Select Agents.
This position will have minimal participation in teaching medical, dental, and/or graduate students.
Contingent upon the availability of funds
Anticipated Start Date: 12.4.23
Special Instructions To Application:
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. At the time of employment two to three original letters of reference, official transcripts, a criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required. Please be aware that if selected for an interview, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the references section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement.
PhD from an appropriately accredited institution in Microbiology, and research experience with Brucella abortus. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Must have certification for CDC approval for Unrestricted Access to Select Agents.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 600171
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is a distinguished research and teaching facility of East Carolina University School of Medicine consisting of approximately 50 people. This department provides an academic base for teacher-scientists employed by the School of Medicine at East Carolina University in the disciplines of microbiology, immunology, molecular biology and other related disciplines. The department provides instruction to medical students, dental students, and graduate students.
The department also provides guidance and research experience to graduate students seeking advanced degrees in microbiology and immunology. The department also offers a postdoctoral research training program. The department supports an array of faculty (16)-directed research programs of which many are supported by extramural grants and/or contracts. The department provides service to the school, university, state, nation, and to the profession by activities of faculty members on committees, study sections, in professional organizations, as consultants, and through other activities.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.