Positions Available


Research Analysts and Program Managers


Advanced Concepts and Technologies International (ACT I), a fast-growing high-technology, Texas-based company is currently interviewing for several positions ranging from junior to mid and senior level. These positions involve a research, development, test and evaluation of threat agents and technologies for the detection and remediation of nuclear, biological and nuclear (NBC) contaminants in potable water supplies. We are looking for candidates experienced in Department of Defense programs, NBC Homeland Defense R&D, water treatment and security areas. The balance of skills should be in scientific/engineering, program management and business development. The PM candidates will show strong team-leading experience managing and coordinating a large, multi-skilled diverse team of individuals from industry, academia and the military. Must have drive and ability to take a $5M annual business base with a strong opportunity pipeline to $25-35M annual business base in the next two to four years. This person should demonstrate a combination "rainmaker" and program management/scientific researcher. Minimum M.S. in Biology, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering. Preferred Ph.D. in Science or Engineering, or M.B.A. Must have 10-15 years clinical or technical laboratory/R&D as well as project management experience for PM. The Research Analysts will perform a variety of physical, chemical, biological and bacteriological analyses of water supporting a national and homeland defense research project. The candidates must possess a B.S. degree with strong science and math background. M.S. degree in biological, physiological, chemistry studies will be given preference. Previous experience in water purification and treatment, and military NBC defense is very desirable. Strong computer skill, document search and knowledge management preferred. Light travel required. All positions require the ability to obtain government security clearance. Resumes will be reviewed immediately and candidates meeting the above requirements will be contacted for further consideration. To submit resumes, fax to 254-776-3813 or e-mail the Human Resources department at mmccaleb@act-i.com.


Chair, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology


The University of Florida College of Medicine invites applications and nominations for the position of Professor and Chair in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology. The department enjoys a dual mission within the college with primary teaching and research responsibilities for genetics and microbiology. The department currently has 20 faculty members with research interests in all aspects of genetics and microbiology (www.mgm.ufl.edu). A campus-wide initiative to make genetics and cancer research major research strengths together with the construction of a new 280,000-sq.-ft. multidisciplinary research institute will allow for further strengthening of an already strong department. The successful candidate will have an M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree. We seek an accomplished scholar with a distinguished record of research, international recognition, leadership, and administrative skills. The major responsibilities of the chair are to promote the individual scholarship of the faculty and students in the department, provide leadership in articulating the department's vision to enhance the research and teaching programs in the department, and to work closely with institute and center directors to promote academic excellence. The review of applications will begin on 3 January 2005 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references via e-mail to MGMsearch@health.ufl.edu  r by mail to James B. Flanegan, Ph.D., Chair, Search Committee, Box 100245, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610-0245. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution.


Postdoctoral Positions


Postdoctoral positions are available to examine the structure and function of porins of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The unique outer membrane of M. tuberculosis is an efficient permeability barrier that is the major determinant of the intrinsic resistance of mycobacteria to most antibiotics. The ultimate goal of this NIH-funded project is to exploit this knowledge for the design of more effective TB drugs. For further information see Mol. Microbiol. 49:1167 and Science 303:1189. Supplementation to NIH salary levels is available for qualified candidates. The new lab, the Department of Microbiology, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham provide an outstanding research environment. The establishment of independent projects is encouraged. Please send your CV and three letters of recommendation to Michael Niederweis, Ph.D. at e-mail: mnieder@uab.edu. UAB is an equal opportunity institution.


Assistant/Associate Professor--Microbiology


The Department of Biological Sciences at San Jose State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Microbiology at the Assistant/Associate Professor level to begin in Fall 2005. Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and be a broadly educated microbiologist with a background in medical microbiology. Applicants should demonstrate a potential for excellence in teaching and an ability to establish a funded research program appropriate for an undergraduate-oriented university. Such a research program is expected to involve undergraduate and M.S. graduate students. The candidate will coordinate an allied health microbiology course and teach in other upper-division microbiology courses and graduate seminars. For consideration, send a letter of application, CV, original university graduate transcripts, separate statements of teaching and research interests, and three letters of recommendation to Chair, Microbiology Search Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, San Jose State University, One Washington Square, San Jose, CA 95192-0100; fax, 408-924-4840; tel., 408-924-4900. Review of applications will commence on 18 February 2005 and continue until the position is filled. Starting date for the position can be August 2005 or January 2006. See www.sjsu.edu/depts/Biology for more information. SJSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to the core values of inclusion, civility, and respect for each individual.


Virology--Assistant Professor


The Department of Biological Sciences at Old Dominion University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor for August 2005. Applicants in any area of virology who will strengthen existing programs in the department are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Microbiology or related field. Postdoctoral training and teaching experience is preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an externally funded research program and participate in teaching in our undergraduate and graduate programs and must possess the communication skills necessary to be a effective teacher. For information about the Department of Biological Sciences and for links to the campus and Old Dominion University, see our website at http://web.odu.edu/sci/biology/index.html. Please send curriculum vitae and statement of research interests and teaching philosophy, along with names of at least three references with e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, and addresses, to Dr. Wayne Hynes, Virology Search Committee Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, Mills Godwin Building, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529-0266. Electronic submission of materials to virologist@odu.edu is encouraged. The review of applications will begin on 15 March 2005 and continue until the position is filled. Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and requires compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.


Group Manager, Microbiology Product Development


Dade Behring Inc. is a global company that manufactures medical testing equipment that diagnoses bacterial infections and identifies antibiotic treatment. We offer exciting career opportunities to individuals who want to contribute and make a difference. We have an immediate opening for a Group Manager, Microbiology Product Development in our West Sacramento, California, Research and Development organization. This position provides the site with administrative and technology coordination of a microbiology development group. The incumbent will have responsibility for design, development, documentation and transfer of design to manufacturing and software of antibiotic susceptibility testing for gram-negative, gram-positive, fastidious anaerobe, and yeast organisms that use colorimetric and fluorometric technologies, and all aspects of post- commercialization support of bacterial identifications. The incumbent will also provide leadership to department staff, including resource management; provide project leadership and manage department and budget. Educational background should include Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Microbial Physiology, Life Sciences, or Biology. Skills and Abilities: (i) Five or more years experience with practical applications in clinical microbiology, clinical microbial physiology, and instrumentation in a biomedical or pharmaceutical related industry; (ii) Previous management experience preferred; (iii) Experience within both an R&D and a manufacturing environment is an additional benefit; (iv) Good interpersonal skills; (v) Partnering approach in decision making; (vi) Managerial style that would provide leadership and guidance while fostering independence and creativity within each group member. Dade Behring Inc. is a leader in the healthcare industry and offers excellent salary and benefits to the individuals who qualify for our positions. Benefit packages include medical, dental, tuition assistance, 401(k), and employee stock purchase plan. Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the applicant. Please send resume and contact information to Dade Behring, Human Resources, 1584 Enterprise Blvd., West Sacramento, CA 95691 or e-mail resume to microscan_recruiter@dadebehring.com. Dade Behring Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v. www.dadebehring.com.


Two Postdoctoral Positions


Two postdoctoral research positions available in the Sherman lab as part of a multi-investigator project for a Grand Challenge in membrane biology, in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest National Labs (PNNL). Research involves two cyanobacteria--Synechocystis and Cyanothece, a diazotrophic strain with temporally regulated metabolic rhythms, and some research will use a sophisticated bioreactor. Experience and interest in cyanobacteria is highly desirable, as is a background in molecular biology or membrane biochemistry; since the project includes developing a genetic exchange system for Cyanothece, candidates with such experience in bacteria are encouraged to apply. Please send resumes, a letter detailing experience and future interests, and the names of 3 references to Dr. Louis Sherman, Purdue University, Dept. Biological Sciences, 201 S. University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, or via e-mail to lsherman@purdue.edu.  


Postdoctoral Position--Molecular Microbial Ecology


The Soil Biology group at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich) invites applications for a position in Molecular Microbial Ecology. The position is available immediately for candidates with an extensive background in environmental microbiology. The candidate should be motivated to conduct both laboratory- and field-based interdisciplinary research and have good experimental and analytical skills. Experience with techniques such as FISH, DNA fingerprinting, and enzyme assays is expected as well as eagerness to explore novel tools (e.g., microarrays) in molecular ecology. The candidate will have the opportunity to supervise diploma and Ph.D. students and to participate in teaching at the graduate level. We offer high-quality research facilities and a competitive salary. To apply, please send a CV (two pages maximum), a one-page statement of research interests, and names of three references to Dr. Martin Schroth, Soil Biology, ITO/ETH, Grabenstrasse 3, CH-8952 Schlieren, Switzerland. Further details about our group can be obtained from our home page (www.ito.umnw.ethz.ch/SoilBio).


Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Track


The Department of Biological Sciences at the School of Dental Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position. The desired applicant should be capable of establishing and maintaining an independent research program focused on studies related to Oral Infectious Diseases. These can include, but are not limited to, microbial pathogenesis, host-response, immunology, cell biology/signaling. Investigators using bioinformatics, genomics, and proteomics are especially encouraged to apply. Opportunities exist for collaborations with investigators within the department, with faculty of the Schools of Medicine, Engineering (bioengineering and nanotechnology) and Arts and Sciences (Dept. of Biology), the Center for AIDS Research, the Comprehensive Cancer Research Center, the Skin Diseases Research Center, the Lerner Research Center of the Cleveland Clinic, and other affiliated institutions. The appropriate candidate would also have the opportunity to be secondarily appointed in the new Department of Immunobiology at the School of Medicine. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching mission of the department including instruction in the graduate and D.M.D. curricula. Appropriate candidates will have obtained a D.D.S., D.M.D., M.D., Ph.D., or a combination thereof. Candidates appointed to the Associate Professor rank are expected to have a national/international reputation, demonstrate significant grant funding and commensurate teaching experience. Please submit your curriculum vitae, a statement describing your research plans, copies of three publications and the names of three references to Dr. Aaron Weinberg Chair, Department of Biological Sciences School of Dental Medicine Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106-4905; phone, 216-368-6729; e-mail, aaron.weinberg@case.edu. In employment as in education, Case is committed to affirmative action and equal opportunity.


Bacterial Pathogenesis/Immunology


Postdoctoral positions are available to study the membrane biology of the syphilis bacterium, Treponema pallidum, and its relationship to the immunology of syphilis. The research will focus on (1) discerning the locations (topologies) of selected membrane proteins within the dual-membrane system of T. pallidum and (2) utilizing the rabbit model of infection/immunity to probe, dissect, and manipulate the development of protective immunity against selected target antigens. Candidates with a Ph.D. and relevant backgrounds in one or more of prokaryotic membrane biology, molecular biology, immunology, and/or contemporary vaccinology are highly desired. The position offers the opportunity to carry out research in one of the premier U.S. medical centers, under the co-direction of Drs. Michael V. Norgard and Kayla E. Hagman. Please provide CV and the names and addresses of three references to Dr. Michael V. Norgard, Chair, Department of Microbiology, U.T. Southwestern Medical Center, 6000 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9048 (fax, 214-648-5905; e-mail, michael.norgard@utsouthwestern.edu). U.T. Southwestern Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  


Postdoctoral Positions at Rutgers


Two postdoctoral positions are available to study the reduction of mercury in anaerobic groundwater sediments. This is a collaborative project between the laboratories of Tamar Barkay, Lily Young, and Gerben Zylstra. Position 1: Genetic characterization of the interactions of sediment microbial communities with mercury. The successful candidate should be experienced in the application of modern molecular biology techniques to the study of environmental microbial communities. Position 2: The interactions of anaerobic microorganisms with mercury under various electron donor and acceptor conditions. The successful candidate should be familiar with anaerobic microbiology and biogeochemistry. Please contact Dr. Tamar Barkay at barkay@aesop.rutgers.edu.


Faculty Position--Marine or Environmental Microbiology


The Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Section of Molecular Biology in the Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, invite applications for an Assistant (tenure-track), Associate (tenured), or Full Professor (tenured) in the area of marine or environmental microbiology. The successful candidate will hold joint appointments in the two departments as part of a developing program in microbiology. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will use molecular approaches to the study of fundamental problems in prokaryotic organisms, preferably from a marine environment. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: Archaeal biology, microbial interactions in biofilms, symbioses, or pathogenesis, and genomic approaches to microbial evolution and diversity. The successful candidate is expected to develop or continue a vigorous research program of relevance to the goals of both departments and to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching in microbiology. Salary will be commensurate with level of appointment and based on the UC salary scale. Complete applications received by 15 March 2005 will be assured of consideration.  Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, publication list, synopsis of research interests and professional goals, and three letters of reference (forwarded separately) to Marine/Environmental Microbiology Search Committee, c/o Ria del Rosario, Division of Biological Sciences, 9500 Gilman Dr. 0366-F, La Jolla, CA 92093-0366. UCSD is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty and staff. http://biology.ucsd.edu/; http://www-sio.ucsd.edu/.


Postdoctoral Fellow Position


A postdoctoral position is available to investigate flagellin glycosylation and the role of flagella in virulence of Campylobacter jejuni. The position is located in the lab of Dr. Patricia Guerry, Enteric Diseases Department of the Naval Medical Research Center in Silver Spring, Md., a suburb of Washington, D.C. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in microbiology, Molecular genetics, chemistry or related discipline. Please send applications, including a detailed CV and contact information for 3 references, to www.hjf.org. Attn: Job Req. 200973. AA/EEO.


Research Center Director


Center Director, Richard B. Russell Research Center (RRC), U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. The RRC is located in Athens, Georgia, adjacent to the University of Georgia Campus and includes offices, labs, greenhouses, storage facilities, and 27 acres of land. The Center is responsible for the development and dissemination of new technologies that address a wide range of problems that impact the U.S. poultry industry and food safety issues important to maintaining a safe food supply for the American consumer. The selectee will be responsible for providing leadership, coordination, and vision for the Center, and administration of its resources. Qualified candidates must have experience managing a scientific/professional staff; skill in managing multi-institutional programs; and knowledge of food safety research programs. U.S. citizenship required. Ph.D. preferred. ARS offers a comprehensive benefits package and negotiable recruitment incentives, including relocation assistance. Salary $100,129--$130,173. For information concerning the position contact the Area Director's Office at 706-546-3311; for application information contact Mrs. Genell Powers at 706-546-3029, or visit http://www.ars.usda.gov/careers/Careers.htm (Announcement #ARS-X5S-0082). Applications must be postmarked by 15 April 2005. USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


Full-Time, Tenured Faculty Position in Microbiology


Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA. Position ID #2951/2764. Apply by 27 April 2005. Assignment begins in August 2005 and includes teaching lower-division lecture and laboratory biological science classes including: Microbiology, Cellular Biology, Molecular Biology, and Biochemistry. Requires Master's degree or higher in any biological science and minimum of one year teaching experience in biological sciences at the college level. Visit the District website for a detailed job description and application at www.socccdjobs.com or contact us at (949) 582-4850. EOE.  


Assistant Professor--Department of Pathology


The Department of Pathology is seeking either a pathologist with interest and expertise in microbiology or a Ph.D. clinical microbiologist to join the faculty at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Board-certified (ABMM or equivalent) or board-eligible applicants are strongly desired. The Clinical Microbiology Laboratory is currently staffed by one full-time faculty director. The Microbiology Laboratory supports a comprehensive health system that includes 880 bed acute care adult and pediatric hospitals, a large outpatient clinic system (1.4 million visits in 2004), and an outreach laboratory program (M-Labs). The Microbiology Laboratory is full-service, staffed 7 days/week and includes bacteriology, mycology, mycobacteriology, parasitology, virology, and extensive infectious disease molecular diagnostics. Optimally, the successful applicant will have a strong interest in clinical microbiology (approximately 50% effort) and will be expected to develop an extramurally funded research program in an area related to microbiology, infectious diseases, or transplantation biology. Academic rank will be at the Assistant Professor level. In addition to the above clinical service and academic responsibilities, the faculty member will be expected to participate fully in Departmental educational programs. The position is available on or around 1 July 2005, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A curriculum vitae, cover letter detailing experience and future interests, and names of three individuals who can provide letters of recommendation should be sent to Jeffrey S. Warren, M.D., University of Michigan Medical Center, Department of Pathology, Medical Science I Building, Room M5242, 1301 Catherine Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0602. The University of Michigan Health System is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes application from women and minorities.  


UCSF Tenure-Track Position in Microbial Biofilms


The Departments of Cell & Tissue Biology and Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, together with the University of California, San Francisco campus-wide Program in Microbial Pathogenesis are seeking candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level, who will develop a program in microbial biofilms. Individuals studying oral biofilms, the role of biofilms in disease and/or in the emerging area of microbial biota and their role in human disease and health are especially encouraged to apply. The position is open to Ph.D. scientists as well as Dentist and Clinician Scientists with a minimum of two years of postdoctoral training or equivalent. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in teaching in the School of Dentistry core offerings and in the Biomedical Sciences and Microbial Pathogenesis programs. UCSF is an Affirmative Action Educator and Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Send applications to Nina Agabian, Ph.D., Chair, Search Committee, c/o UCSF, 521 Parnassus Ave., Room C-742, San Francisco, CA 94143-0422. Applications should be received by 31 March 2005.  


Postdoctoral Research Associate


Postdoctoral Research Associate at USM/GCRL in Ocean Springs, MS. Project is determining vibriosis health risks in humans consuming raw or undercooked oysters. Ph.D. in microbiology; details: www.usm.edu/gcrl/personnel.


Postdoctoral Position--Bacterial Pathogenesis


A postdoctoral position is available in the Laboratory of Respiratory and Special Pathogens, FDA, DHHS. The candidate will conduct research on the pathogenesis of Bacillus anthracis with an emphasis on host-pathogen interactions. Possible areas of focus include the identification of bacterial virulence factors and the characterization of the host response to aerosol infections. Salary starts at $49,479-$52,778 and is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Laboratories are located on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. Please send curriculum vitae and the names of three references to Dr. Tod J. Merkel, Laboratory of Respiratory and Special Pathogens, Building 29, Room 418 (HFM-434), 29 Lincoln Drive, Bethesda, MD. FDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a smoke-free environment.  


Bacterial Pathogenesis


Two postdoctoral positions are available: (1) to study the genetic of virulence of Francisella tularensis. The research will focus on determining which genes from F. tularensis are necessary for survival within macrophages and infection of mice. This position requires select agent clearance. (2) To study virulence regulation through quorum sensing in enterohemorrhagic E. coli. Candidates with a Ph.D. and a strong background in molecular biology and prokaryotic gene regulation are highly desired. Please provide CV and the names and addresses of three references to Dr. Vanessa Sperandio, Department of Microbiology, U.T. Southwestern Medical Center, 6000 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9048 (fax, 214-648 5905; e-mail, vanessa.sperandio@utsouthwestern.edu). U.T. Southwestern Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


Postdoctoral Position--Lyme Disease Pathogenesis


A postdoctoral position is available to study gene regulation and regulatory networks governing virulence expression by Borrelia burgdorferi (PNAS 98:12724, 2001; PNAS 100:11001, 2003; J. Exp. Med. 199:641, 2004). The position offers the opportunity to carry out research in an attractive, dynamic research environment with outstanding resources. Candidates should have a Ph.D. with a background in bacterial pathogenesis, molecular biology, and bacterial genetics. Please provide a CV and the names and addresses of three references to Dr. Michael V. Norgard, Chair, Dept. of Microbiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 6000 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9048. (michael.norgard@utsouthwestern.edu). UT Southwestern Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.


Postdoctoral Position


We seek a recent Ph.D., preferably in Microbiology, to study the mechanisms of acid resistance of the human pathogen Helicobacter pylori that are relevant to its bioenergetics, utilizing a variety of   approaches, including animal models. We are part of the laboratory of Dr. George Sachs, a world-renowned leader in research on the gastric H+/K+-ATPase, PPIs, and biology of H. pylori. The lab is exceptionally equipped, and enthusiasm in learning of a variety of modern techniques is expected. Please submit your complete CV to Dr. Grigory I. Belogrudov, Ph.D., Department of Physiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 11301 Wilshire Blvd., Bldg. 113, Rm. 324, Los Angeles, CA 90073, or by e-mail to gbelo@ucla.edu.


Associate Director, Clinical Microbiology, Department of Pathology


The Department of Pathology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is seeking an M.D., or a Ph.D. to be the Associate Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, at the academic rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor. This is a new position in one of the core laboratories in the Clinical Laboratory Division of a highly academic Department of Pathology. M.D. applicants should be board certified by the American Board of Pathology in Clinical Pathology or Clinical/Anatomic Pathology and must have or be eligible for a Massachusetts Medical License. The candidate should be committed to clinical pathology services including clinical consultation, test interpretation, and utilization management. He/she will participate in implementation of new tests, quality assurance, accreditation preparedness, and regulatory compliance. He/she will take an active role in the Clinical Pathology training programs for residents and medical students and in clinical, translational, or basic research. The Department of Pathology is currently undergoing targeted growth in various areas of molecular diagnostic pathology and provides unparalleled opportunities for clinical, translational, and basic research and collaborations in many areas of science and innovative educational technologies with investigators in multiple Harvard-affiliated institutions. Previous research experience in microbial pathogenesis or molecular biology will be an asset. Please send curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three references to Andrew B. Onderdonk, Ph.D., Director, Clinical Microbiology, Department of   Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Brigham and Women's Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is dedicated to the diversity of its workforce. Visit us at www.brighamandwomens.org.


Microbiology--Temporary Teaching Position


Applications are invited for a one-year full-time temporary teaching position during the 2005-2006 academic year. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in biological sciences and be committed to excellence in teaching. Instructional responsibilities include: upper-division Bacteriology, Medical Microbiology (allied health students), and Principles of Biology (general majors course). Research, advising and committee work are not required. Salary dependent upon qualifications. See http://www.humboldt.edu/ or http://www.humboldt.edu/|mfbiosci for application information, Job #7222, Deadline: 4/1/05. Send application materials to Microbiology Search Committee Chair, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, Arcata CA 95521. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX/ADA employer with a strong commitment to diversity and encourages applications from women, members of all ethnic groups, veterans, and people with disabilities.  


Senior Scientist / Postdoctoral Researcher in Tuberculosis


The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) in Seattle, Washington is seeking highly qualified individuals at both the Senior Scientist (Principal Investigator) and the Postdoctoral level to conduct research in the area of tuberculosis vaccine development. IDRI is a growing not-for-profit organization researching tuberculosis, leishmaniasis, chlamydia, leprosy, Chagas disease, malaria, and buruli ulcer. Our mission is accomplished by identifying early scientific leads for vaccines, diagnostics, and therapeutics -- and by developing these leads into products.  We achieve our mission by working closely with industry, with universities, with hospitals in both the developed and developing countries, and with government and private funding agencies.  These positions require a strong background in immunology and infectious diseases and those interested in vaccine development are especially encouraged to apply.  Senior Scientist applicants should have M.D. or Ph.D. and minimum of 5 years of independent research experience; Postdoctoral should have an M.D. or Ph.D. in molecular biology or immunology.  Interested candidates should e-mail a curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to jobs@idri.org or fax to 206-381-3678.  For more information please visit our website -- www.idri.org. EOE