Summary Description: Columbia University's Department of Medicine invites applications for Postdoctoral Research position available in the division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care M.D. and/or Ph.D. and a research or clinical background in to be part of a translational project designed to develop biomarkers to measure and predict tuberculosis (TB) treatment response and detect emergent drug-resistant MTB subpopulations on treatment.The position will involve T2/T3 translational research and include both epidemiology and microbiology components. While the position will be based at Columbia University Medical Center it will require travel to Durban, South Africa where laboratory work and patient recruitment are ongoing. This position is for 1 year with an option of a second year renewal.
Minimum Qualifications: Suitable applicants include molecular epidemiologist with basic science background, basic scientist with an interest in translational-patient oriented research, and/or clinicians such as infectious disease physicians or pulmonologist with an interest in translational research.
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