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Postdoctoral Fellow (Bacteriology) - Microbiology & Immunology
Henry M. Jackson Foundation in Southern Md Facility, Maryland
 
 
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Date Posted 11/26/2021
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Description

Join the HJF Team! 

HJF is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow (Bacteriology) to support Microbiology & Immunology (MIC) at Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to MIC.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will be responsible for initiating and carrying out research projects in collaboration with a research team.  The laboratory focuses on the pathogenesis of biofilm-associated infections caused by Enterococcus faecalis. The postdoctoral fellow will support research on molecular characterization of a membrane protease in biofilm formation and interactions with the host immune response. 

NOTE:  As a U.S. Government contractor, all HJF employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022. Proof of vaccination or an approved religious or medical accommodation will be required.

Responsibilities: 

  • Assists in designing, developing, executing, and implementing scientific research and/or development. (15%)
  • Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories to potential inventions and products. (15%)
  • Performs specialized laboratory research utilizing experimental protocols which involves specialized procedures. (15%)
  • Collects and handles samples and keeps detailed records of experiments. (15%)
  • Assists with the preparation of data for presentations at scientific meetings and for publication in journals. (10%)
  • Performs specialized laboratory research utilizing experimental protocols, which will involve specialized procedures such as DNA cloning and sequencing, protein extraction, Western blotting, RNA purification, quantitative RT-PCR, analysis of high throughput sequencing data, and animal injections. (30%)
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of appropriate scientific area; ability to analyze and interpret data.  Must be able to follow the scientific theory and perform experiments to develop, support and carry out the laboratory theories with very little oversight and direction. Bacteriology research experience required. Previous experience in animal surgery is preferred.

    Minimum Education: Doctoral degree in Microbiology or related scientific discipline required.

    Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: A minimum of 0-5 years of experience required.   

    Work Environment: This position takes place in a laboratory setting.

    Work Arrangement: 100% on-site.

    Background/Security: Eligibility to obtain and maintain a Tier I investigation/Public Trust and a Common Access Card (CAC).

    Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.   

    Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer. 


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