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Postdoctoral Fellow

Temple University, Kornberg School of Dentistry, Oral Microbiome Research Laboratory

Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Location: Philadelphia , PA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-09-27
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Postdoctoral Fellow
Temple University

A Postdoctoral Fellow position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Sumant Puri, Assistant Professor and co-director of the Oral Microbiome Research Laboratory at Temple University.

The research focus of this NIH-funded study is to understand the role of host iron levels in modulating Candida albicans pathogenesis and hostís innate and mucosal immune response against oral and gut commensal pathogens.

Duties/Responsibilities: The fellow will be responsible for experiments designed and carried out under the supervision of the PI; and participate in data analysis and manuscript preparation, along with routine lab maintenance.

Job Requirements

Experience in mice handling related to animal models of infection is a must, along with basic and advanced microbiology techniques, including MIC/MBC/time-kill assays, fungal/bacterial cultures, and biofilm assays; as well as experience with real time PCR, Western blotting, immunofluorescence techniques, flow cytometry, and extensive microscopy, including confocal.

Experience in working with the yeast C. albicans is highly preferred and knowledge of transcriptomics will be considered an asset.

Minimum Qualifications: PhD in life science with 1-3 years of postdoctoral experience with practical knowledge of the techniques listed above.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Please send your CV, a cover letter, and contact information for three references to Dr. Sumant Puri, Assistant Professor, at

Temple University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v.

When inquiring or applying for this job opening, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Temple University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Dr. Sumant Puri Assistant Professor as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Dr. Sumant Puri Assistant Professor
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