Postdoctoral Scholar or Research Associate
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina, USA
The postdoctoral scholar is responsible for independent and collaborative development, implementation, and analysis of scientific research in the discipline of Biology of Spirochetes. Responsibilities include management of all aspects of research, study spirochete bacterial gene regulation & host-pathogen interactions. The laboratory also works on cyclic-di-GMP, chemotaxis, motility, and virulence mechanisms of Borrelia burgdorferi (https://microbiology-immunology.ecu.edu/md-motaleb/). Duties include but not limited to hypothesis development, literature review, collection of pilot data, report writing, and supervising of students, and the development of independent and collaborative presentations and publications.
Scholars are expected to demonstrate compliance with established guidelines and regulatory standards for research including biosafety, responsible conduct of research and human subjects training.
Approximately 90% of the postdoctoral scholar’s time will be devoted to research.
Approximately 10% of the postdoctoral scholar’s time will be devoted to managing the day-to-day activity of students and fellows in the laboratory.
Posting ID: 133