Summary Description: The Postdoctoral Research Position will 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. Suitable applicants may include molecular epidemiologists with basic science background, basic scientists with an interest in translational-patient oriented research, and/or clinicians such as infectious diseases physicians, or pulmonologists with an interest in translational research. 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. The position is for 1 year with an option of a second year renewal.
Minimum Qualifications: M.D. and/or Ph.D.
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