Position Description: A postdoctoral fellow position is available immediately in Dr. Vivek Thumbigere Math's lab at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Dr. Math is seeking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated scientist to join the NIH funded research program studying molecular genetics and immunoinflammatory responses in periodontal disease using human, animal, and in-vitro models.
The successful candidate will benefit from ongoing collaborations with NIH on a wide range of basic and translational research, as well as vibrant community of interactive research labs at the University of Maryland. Available position has comprehensive career development and training opportunities.
Qualifications : Applicant must possess an advanced degree (DDS and/or Ph.D.) in a relevant field and have training in immunology and/or bone biology. Candidates with experience in cell culture and tissue engineering, mouse work, signal transduction assays, histology/immunohistochemistry, and skeletal physiology are encouraged to apply. Candidates with experience in micro-CT, next-generation sequencing, and bioinformatics will receive special consideration. The ideal candidate will be organized and self-motivated, with a strong publication track record, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and able to collaborate on multidisciplinary research projects
Job: Postdoctoral Fellows
Organization: School of Dentistry - Clinical Science
Job Posting: Nov 17, 2017
Internal Number: 75662
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