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Employment Opportunities

August 22, 2016

Postdoctoral position available at the Public Health Research Institute, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University, Newark NJ.

A postdoctoral opportunity is available in the laboratory of Dr. Chaoyang Xue, to study Cryptococcus neoformans pathogenesis. The research in the Xue lab focuses on how human fungal pathogens sense extracellular signals and control intracellular signal transduction pathways that are important for cell development and virulence. We apply genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology to investigate the molecular basis of these fungal-host interactions. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree in an area related to molecular biology, microbiology, or biochemistry with less than three years of postdoctoral research experience. Candidates with animal handling experience are preferred. Prior experience with fungal research is not required but highly desired.

For more information about Dr. Chaoyang Xue, please visit: www.phri.org/research/res_pixue.asp

To apply, please send a brief research summary, CV and contact information of three references to Dr. Chaoyang Xue: xuech@njms.rutger.edu.

PHRI-NJMS/RBHS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive salary and health care benefits.

Faculty Positions Infectious Diseases Research

The Public Health Research Institute (PHRI) of New Jersey Medical School - Rutgers University located in Newark, New Jersey, is recruiting a new faculty member at the middle or senior levels to join a growing group of 23 laboratories. PHRI is a leading infectious diseases research center that emphasizes basic and translational sciences. Candidates must have training and experience of the highest quality, and a NIH funded research program addressing critical questions in cell biology, immunology and molecular biology that offer novel insights into pathogenicity, as well as innovative approaches for new vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics. The PHRI Center is housed in a state of the art research facility that has extensive core services, including nationally designated BL3 laboratory and animal facilities, X-ray facility for structural studies and applied genomics center. The PHRI Center 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

The PHRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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