Postdoctoral Fellow/Pediatrics - 2000000154
Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Heather
Smallwood, Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science
Center. Dr. Smallwood is looking for an outstanding postdoctoral fellow to
conduct studies on the role of metabolism in respiratory viral infections
including influenza infection and COVID-19. Dr. Smallwood lab focuses on
metabolic dysregulation initiated by infection using clinical samples as well
as tissue culture and in vivo models for an integrated translational
approach, determining the molecular underpinnings responsible for metabolic
changes in the host, validating their physiological relevance, identifying
therapeutic targets, and testing intervention efficacy, multipronged approach
utilizing proteomics, transcriptomics, drug screening, basic wet lab techniques
for biochemical and immunological assays.
will be given to candidates with experience in metabolism, immunology,
host-pathogen interactions, and cellular biology with laboratory expertise, experience
with respiratory viruses, primary tissue culture and animal models. Experience
with large data analysis is an asset.
postdoc fellow is expected to work independently to advance projects as well as
work in a team. Exceptional oral and written communication skills are required.
candidates should send CV, career statement, names and contact information of
three references to:
Salary will be commensurate with relevant experience and is competitive
for postdoctoral fellows. The position includes an excellent benefits package ( http://www.uthsc.edu/postdoc/benefits.php ). Located in Memphis, a dynamic Mid-South city rich in
culture, history, diversity, music and cuisine, the University of Tennessee Health
Science Center is one of the largest,
most comprehensive academic health centers in the United States with a solid
commitment to postdoctoral training. UTHSC is an EEO/AA/Title
VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA/V institution in the provision of its
education and employment programs and services.
Campus/Institute - Memphis
Oct 10, 2020, 5:44:28 PM