Postdoctoral Associate Microbiology @ Binghamton University: Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character – shaped by outstanding academics, facilities, and community life – promotes extraordinary student success.

PostdoctoralAssociate Microbiology @ Binghamton University

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Job Description:

Budget Title: Postdoctoral Associate (SL-1)

Salary: $47,600

An immediate postdoctoral research associate position is available in the laboratory of Karin Sauer in the Department of Biological Sciences at Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, to work on the mechanisms contributing to the tolerance of P. aeruginosa biofilms to antimicrobial agents.

Postdoctoral Associate Microbiology @ Binghamton University


Candidates must have a PhD in microbiology or related field and be proficient in biofilm growth techniques, cloning including the generation of overexpresser and deletion constructs, RNA-related methods, and RT-PCR. Experience with Pseudomonas genetics, detection of c-di-GMP, and confocal microscopy is desired. Successful applicants should be self-motivated, productive, be experienced in writing scientific publications, have strong verbal and written communication skills in English, and be able to work in a team.

Additional Information:

Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

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Postdoctoral Associate Microbiology @ Binghamton University

Application Instructions:

Deadline for Internal Applicants: August 3, 2018

Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.

Persons interested in this position should apply online.

Please submit:

  1. Letters of inquiry,
  2. CV, and
  3. Contact information for three professional references

Postdoctoral Associate Microbiology @ Binghamton University

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