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WHAT'S NEW  ::  Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

September 29, 2021
Postdoctoral Associate in Staphylococcus aureus research


Employer: University of Western Ontario, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Location: London, ON
Closing Date: November 29, 2021
 

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Job Description

The position will remain open until filled

The McGavin 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 and function of Staphylococcus aureus metabolism of host lipids, and its role in promoting colonization and virulence.

Our laboratory is a multidisciplinary research group with a major focus on Staphylococcus aureus ability to sense and respond to environmental signals encountered during colonization and infection. The successful applicant will be expected to lead and contribute to original research on a CIHR funded project related to sensing and metabolism of host lipids by S. aureus. The successful candidate will also be expected to assist in supervision of graduate and undergraduate students, to write research and review articles, and to represent the lab through attending at least one international meeting per year. Please see Kuiack et al., 2020. J. Bacteriology (PMID: 32868405) and Alnaseri et al., 2019. J. Bacteriology (PMID 30455282) for recent papers related to this project. Demonstrated skill sets in bacterial molecular biology are required for this position.




Application Instructions

Our laboratory and the University of Western Ontario community is fully committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in the work place as a means of achieving excellence in research. 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. Martin McGavin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario N6A 5C1
Email: mmcgavin@uwo.ca
Tel: 519-850-2458



Application Contacts

Dr. Martin McGavin, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario N6A 5C1

Phone: 519-850-2458
Email: 




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