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Post-Doctoral Researcher in Environmental Toxicology-Maryland
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
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The University of Maryland is recruiting a post-doctoral researcher in Environmental/Molecular Toxicology for a new collaborative project with the U.S. Geological Survey, focusing on immunomodulatory effects of contaminants in birds. The project involves in vivo exposures, molecular (transcriptomics) and biochemical analyses. Candidates with strong molecular biology laboratory skills, knowledge of bioinformatics, and experience in animal studies are encouraged to apply.
The appointment can start as soon as November 2018, for one year and is renewable for up to an additional year, subject to funding and performance.
Requirements include a Ph.D. in toxicology, molecular biology, biological sciences, immunology, avian biology or the equivalent. Excellent verbal and written skills (demonstrated by publication record) in English are essential. Candidate must be able to perform desired analyses independently, analyze data with common statistical packages such as SAS, R, SPSS, or JMP, write publishable manuscripts, communicate and work effectively with multiple PIs.
The position is open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or holders of eligible work permits, only.
To apply, please submit (i) a cover letter outlining your qualifications, scientific achievements, current research interests, and career aspirations; (ii) a curriculum vitae; (iii) contact information for three professional references.