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Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School, is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Public Health Research Institute. Under the director of the Principal Investigator (PI), Jeanne Salje, the Postdoctoral Fellow will conduct research in the area of rickettsial (predominantly Orientia tsutsugamushi) host-pathogen cell biology. The Postdoctoral Fellow will be required to keep abreast of technical and theoretical knowledge related to rickettsial pathogenesis. Specific tasks will include: collection, recording and analysis of data, preparation of reports for peer-reviewed scientific publications and conference presentations, and contribution to the writing of IACUC, IBC and IRB applications and grants. The Fellow will report all research related activities to the PI and train technicians/fellows in relevant techniques, as directed by PI.
Highly organized and willing to interface with other research groups in collaborative projects, including shipping and handling materials received from/to collaborators.
Keeps up-to-date with technical and theoretical knowledge related to intracellular bacterial pathogenesis.
Generates, compiles and presents experimental data with appropriate conclusions, recommendations, etc. pertinent to research activity.
Presents scientific/research contents in institutional, national and international forums.
Contributes to the writing of IACUC, IBC and IRB applications and grants to respective agencies.
Provides support for the daily operations of the Lab, including training/supervising technicians and junior fellows.
Performs other related duties, as assigned by the PI.