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Postdoctoral Position in Biochemical Parasitology

Modified: June 9, 2016
The Department Immunology/Microbiology at Rush University Medical Center seeks a qualified individual for a newly available Postdoctoral Fellow position in the laboratory of Dr. David L. Williams.
A postdoctoral position is available to do studies on the unique cytochrome P450 of Schistosoma mansoni using a variety of biochemical, cellular, and metabolomic approaches. They have recently established that the CYP450 is an essential protein and druggable target (Ziniel et al. PLoS NTDS 2015). Experience with cell culture, protein biochemistry, and animal use is required. Experience with microscopy and metabolomic analyses is helpful, but not necessary. This position is a one year appointment, with the possibility of a second year extension. This position has a competitive yearly salary based on NRSA Stipend Levels. Preferred applicants should either be permanent residents of the US, or be otherwise eligible to work in the United States on the 15 June 2016 for at least one year. Highly motivated individuals who possess a recent PhD should send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a brief description of their research interests, and the names/contact information of three references to:
David Williams, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology
Rush University Medical Center
1735 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60612
Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.