Postdoctoral Fellow-Institute for Genome Science-(170000D5)
The Institute for GenomeSciences (IGS) invites applications for a postdoctoral position to work with RebeccaBrotman, PhD, MPH on two human microbiome projects funded by the NationalInstitutes of Health.
We are seeking a candidatewho is interested to study the role of the human microbiome in relation towomen's health. The work will primarily focuson how the vaginal microbiome provides protection from pathogens, as well as assessinghow time-varying factors affect the microbiota.
This position requires ahighly motivated candidate with a doctoral degree in Epidemiology orBiostatistics. Applicants should have excellent oral and written communicationsskills and the ability to work both independently and as part of acollaborative research group. Preference will be given to applicants withdemonstrated experience in longitudinal data analysis, epidemiology ofinfectious diseases, women's health, database management and microbialgenomics.
Postdoctoral fellowshave the opportunity to gain training in the molecular epidemiology of thehuman microbiome, genomics of infectious diseases, human microbialmetagenomics, and bioinformatics as well as longitudinal data analysis.Postdoctoral fellows at IGS beneﬁt from a community of interactive researchlabs, bioinformatics experts and a variety of state of the art sequencing, andcomputational resources in a world-class institute dedicated to genomic, basic,and translational research. More information about IGS can be found at: http://www.igs.umaryland.edu.
Qualified applicants areasked to email a cover letter with a brief description of research experience,interests and career goals (2 pages), a CV, and contact information for threereferences addressed to IGSfirstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have anyquestions about the position, please contact Dr. Rebecca Brotman at
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