A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Department of Infectious Diseases at St Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. Research is broadly focused on pneumococcal genetics and host-pathogen interactions.
A recent (<3 years) Ph.D. in Microbiology or a related field is required. The ideal candidate will be familiar with Gram-positive bacterial genetics and physiology. Experience and willingness to work in murine models of host-pathogen interactions is essential. Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well in a fast paced, collaborative research environment are required.