University of Massachusetts Medical School

Post Doctoral Associate

US-MA-Worcester
2 years ago(1/28/2016 11:00 AM)
Requisition Number
2016-26461
# of Openings
1
Shift
Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
Exempt
Union Code
Non Union Position-W63-Residents/Post Docs

Responsibilities

Exciting new research position to develop and deploy a completely new class of de-worming drug (anthelmintic) to treat parasitic worm diseases of humans and farm animals. Parasitic worms are some of the most common and important diseases in people and other animals worldwide.  For more information, please visit:  http://www.umassmed.edu/aroianlab/

 

Qualifications

We are looking for someone with extensive experience in molecular biology to design, develop, optimize, and engineer probiotic bacteria to safely and maximally deliver antiparasitic proteins. Experience in microbiology is preferred but not essential (experience in Gram-positive bacterial genetics an added plus). This project can make a tremendous and positive impact on billions of humans and farm animals globally. We are looking for someone who will bring enthusiasm, intellectual curiosity and dedication to further this work and their career.

Additional Information

To apply, please email CV and cover letter to Christine.Holbrook@umassmed.edu

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