The Department of Microbial Pathogenesis at the School of Dentistry, University of Maryland, Baltimore is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to work on novel signaling mechanisms that lead to resistance of cell wall reactive antibiotics in Staphylococcus aureus. The successful candidate will work with a highly enthusiastic and collaborative group of scientists who use multidisciplinary approaches to understand basic mechanistic principles of staphylococcal pathogenesis with the goal of identifying better/newer ways to treat bacterial infections.
Interested individuals with a PhD, MD or equivalent degree, with prior experience working in the field of medical microbiology and having proven technical skills related to protein chemistry including mass spectrometry, protein purification and Western blotting are encouraged to apply. In addition to having the above-mentioned skillset, the successful candidate should also possess a rigorous mindset, a go-getter and can-do mentality, an ability to work in a team setting and be detail oriented. Interested candidates should send their CV and a half to one page document depicting his/her research interests to Dr. Som Chatterjee (firstname.lastname@example.org). This position will remain open until the suitable candidate is identified. The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.