The Keck School of Medicine, department of Pathology of seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join its team.
Immediate opening for NIH grant supported postdoctoral research associates at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.
Individual will participate in translational studies to design and evaluate macrocyclic peptides as novel agents for treatment of multidrug resistant (MDR) pathogenic bacteria. Aims include the design, synthesis, recombinant expression, and in vivo testing of macrocyclic peptides in mouse models of MDR Gram-negative pathogens. Experience in mouse models of infection, expertise in peptide biochemistry, pharmacokinetics, immunology, innate immunity, and heterologous expression techniques are desirable.
The Keck School of Medicine Department of Pathology is one of the largest pathology departments in the United States. The Department aims to shape the future of pathology as it will be practiced in community hospitals, academic medical centers and clinical laboratories throughout the country.
The University offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
This is a Grant Funded position, 12 Months Fixed Term. Appointment renewable on annual basis.
Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate within previous five years
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Directly related education in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment,
procedures and analysis methods. Strong background in computer programming, mathematical
modeling is required.