Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Biosciences, University of Austin, USA

Postdoctoral Position in USA

Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Biosciences: The Department of Molecular Biosciences at the University of Austin is seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Fellow to join the EBSlab led by Professor Ethel Bayer-Santos. The successful candidate will conduct cutting-edge research in molecular mechanisms of (micro)biological conflicts, focusing on Salmonella pathogenesis, antibacterial competition, host-cell infection, and microbiome. This is a full-time position with an immediate start date and expected continuation until March 19, 2025, renewable annually for up to five years.

Designation: Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Area: Molecular Biosciences

Location: UT Main Campus, Austin, TX


  • PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology, or closely related field received within the past three years
  • Strong background in microbiology or molecular biology
  • Expertise in statistical data analysis
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary environment
  • Strong publication record

Job Description:

  • Conduct independent research on projects related to Salmonella pathogenesis, antibacterial competition, host-cell infection, and microbiome
  • Develop new tools and assays required for achieving research goals
  • Communicate and present scientific data for publication, grant applications, and scientific community dissemination
  • Train other laboratory members on laboratory techniques, data collection, and management
  • Ensure validity and reliability of data, maintaining accurate and complete records
  • Collaborate on related projects

How to Apply:

  • Submit a resume/CV
  • Provide contact information for 3 work references, including at least one supervisor
  • Include a letter of interest
  • Applications accepted through June 30, 2024

Last Date for Apply: June 30, 2024

Note: Ensure all required materials are uploaded during the application process. Current university employees must apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. Applicants should meet all required qualifications and be able to perform essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.



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