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Faculty Positions in Infectious Disease Research

 
The Public Health Research Institute (PHRI; www.phri.org) of New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, located in Newark, New Jersey, is recruiting two faculty members at the intermediate or senior levels. PHRI is a leading infectious disease research center that emphasizes basic and translational sciences. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or an M.D. and a funded research program addressing critical questions in fungal, bacterial, or viral biology and/or host responses. Concurrent active clinical practice will also be highly regarded. Preference will be given to programs focused on respiratory infections. PHRI is housed in a state of the art research facility that has extensive core services, including a nationally designated BSL3 laboratory and animal facilities and an X-ray facility for structural studies. PHRI offers a robust and highly collegial research environment, generous start-up funds, and a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and accomplishments, and a list of at least three references.

Any questions or applications should be sent to: Dr. Barry Kreiswirth, Public Health Research Institute, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 225 Warren Street, Newark, NJ 07103. Telephone: (973) 854-3240. Fax: (973) 854-3101. Email: kreiswba@njms.rutgers.edu

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). For more information, please visit www.recruitment.rutgers.edu. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

To download a PDF copy of the recruitment advertisement, select PDF Document.



Theobald Smith Society “Young Investigator Award” for PHRI Faculty

 
SubbianDr. Selvakumar Subbian, Assistant Professor at the Public Health Research Institute (PHRI) of New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) has been awarded the “Young Investigator Award” for 2017 by the Theobald Smith Society (TSS). This award recognizes the scientific achievements of young investigators in the junior stages of their career, working in either academics or industry. TSS is a branch of American Society for Microbiology (ASM). The candidate for TSS awards are nominated primarily by senior scientists and/or research directors to recognize exceptionally qualified people. More details about TSS can be found at www.asmbranches.org

Dr. Subbian’s research at PHRI encompasses studies of human infectious diseases using in vitro and animal models to better understand host immune responses, particularly in tuberculosis. His research is supported by funds from NIH/NIAID, Gates Foundation and by NJHF.




   
  
 
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  06.28.17   www.mdlinx.com: Update: Pharmacy exec tied to 2012 US meningitis outbreak gets 9 years in prison
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  08.22.17   David Perlin's group published a paper in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, in which they used MALDI-MSI (matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometric imaging), to look at the distribution of echinocandins in experimental candidiasis. To access the publication, please visit www.aac.asm.org.
    
  08.21.17   Paper Highlights features two new publications. One is by Marcela Rodriguez's group on M. tuberculosis persistence in infected individuals and the other by Marila Gennaro, Sanjay Tyagi and Yuri Bushkin on the application of FISH-Flow for the detection of mRNA and protein in single cells. For details, please visit PHRI Paper Highlights
    
  08.16.17   Faculty positions in infectious disease research available at the Public Health Research Institute/Rutgers University, Newark NJ. For details, please visit this link.
    
  05.16.17   The American Society for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics selected Dr. Christopher Vinnard as a new member. His member profile will be highlighted in the June 2017 issue of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. For more details, please visit www.wiley.com.

    


 


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