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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 Assistant, Associate and Full Professor 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 founded 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. PHRI offers a robust and highly collegial research environment, generous start-up founds, and a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and accomplishments, and at least four references.

To apply visit www.jobs.rutgers.edu, Posting number 18FA0109. Any questions should be sent to Dr. Gloria Marcela Rodriguez, Chair Recruitment Committee, Public Health Research Institute, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences. Tel: (973) 854-3262; Email: rodrigg2@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.

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  07.11.18   PHRI is proud to announce that Drs. Jyothi Nagajyothi and Marcela Gloria Rodriguez were promoted to Associate Professors at New Jersey Medical School.
  05.22.18   David Perlin's group and Cidara Therapeutics were awarded a $5.5 million NIH grant to support the development of novel immunotherapy agents targeting multi-drug resistant Gram-negative bacterial infections. Visit www.businesswire.com to read the press release.
  03.13.18   Drs. Liang Chen and Barry Kreiswirth participated in a study that shows the potential of an antibody approach to treat multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae. Visit www.niaid.nih.gov to read the NIH press release and follow this link to download a PDF copy of the publication describing their work.
  03.06.18   Drs. Marras, Kramer, Tyagi and Vargas-Gold were awarded US Patent 9,909,159 for their invention of a novel PCR method, utilizing so-called "SuperSelective Primers", which is highly specific and sensitive and allows the detection and identification of rare mutant sequences in a background of abundant wild-type sequences, even if the difference between the sequences is a single nucleotide polymorphism.
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  01.26.18   Dr. David Perlin, executive director of PHRI, was among a select group of fellows elected into the American Academy of Microbiology. For details, please visit: www.asm.org.


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