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WHAT'S NEW  ::  Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

November 13, 2019
Postdoctoral Associate in Staphylococcus aureus research

Employer: University of Western Ontario, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Location: London, ON
Closing Date: January 31, 2020

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Job Description

The position will remain open until filled

The McCormick laboratory  in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Western Ontario is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated postdoctoral fellow to study the genetic regulation of superantigen toxins in Staphylococcus aureus.

Our laboratory is a multidisciplinary research group with a major focus on both Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes and the bacterial exotoxins known as superantigens. The successful applicant will be expected to lead and contribute to original research related to toxic shock syndrome caused by S. aureus, to assist in supervision of graduate and undergraduate student, to write research and review articles, and to attend at least one international meeting per year. Please see Tuffs et al., 2019. Molecular Microbiology (PMID:31321813) for a recent paper on this project and our laboratory webpage for more information about our group . Demonstrated skill sets in bacterial molecular biology are required for this position. The position will remain open until filled.

Application Instructions

If you are interested in this position, please email your CV, a recent publication demonstrating your skills sets, and contact information for 2 references to:

Dr. John McCormick, Ph.D.
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario N6A5C1
Email: john.mccormick@uwo.ca
Tel: 519-661-3309

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