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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 37854
Job Family: Research Services
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: weekdays
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 55541005039046-Microbiome Lab
The postdoctoral Research Fellow is responsible for conducting basic and clinical translational research for genomics related biomarker discovery for oral and systemic diseases. The individual will use molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, and microbiology investigation methodologies in bench research. The individual undertakes research studies in areas defined by the Lab Directors or designee. Responsibilities will include all aspects of research from protocol and experimental design, study implementation in the laboratory, data analysis and interpretation, grant writing, abstract and manuscript preparation, and presentation at meetings. All work will be conducted with minimum of direct supervision as defined by the director of the laboratory.
Education, Training, and Experience
Ph.D. with appropriate research experience during prior graduate education needed in genetics, molecular and cellular biology /biochemistry. Demonstrated knowledge in contemporary biomedical research approaches. Knowledge/ experience in biostatistics or bioinformatics and clinical outcome research would be preferred. Experience in basic and translational research in oral /salivary diseases would be a plus. The ability to develop novel research projects and implement them into laboratory is essential. Excellence in oral and written communication skills is required. Demonstrated prior experience in preparation of abstracts, presentations, and manuscripts is desirable. Prior experience in writing/ reviewing of grant applications is preferred. Organizational, time management, and planning capabilities needed. Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, energetic, and to work effectively in a team environment.