Post Doctoral Fellow
Microbiology and Immunology
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Anticipated Hiring Range
$52,705 - $56,000
Normal work days
Normal work hours
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System?
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment?
Is any portion of this position grant-funded?
Yes - Continuation of this position depends on funding of the grant.
Description of the Job
A postdoctoral fellow is required to work on several NIH, NSF and internally funded research projectds in the laboratory of Dr. Buck in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at VCU. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on several projects related to COVID-19 infection and the human microbiome and virome. Projects involve informatic processing and analysis of multi omic data related to the microboiome and virome of the female reproductive tract, GI tract and upper respiratory tract. Highly motivated, hard-working and informatically skilled applicants are encouraged to apply.
Candidates must have a PhD in a related field, have computational and informatics skills, and an in depth understanding of molecular analyses.
Experience in manipulation of high throughput biological sequence (protein, RNA and/or DNA) data
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Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit a cover letter, a current CV with a publication list, and contact information (including phone numbers) of two references by email to Gregory.firstname.lastname@example.org.