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    Postdoc Position Opening in Host-Pathogen Interactions
    [posted August 3, 2021] Post-doctoral research position in Dr. Benjamin Kopp’s lab at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis: Seeking a talented post-doc to conduct scientific investigations to study host-pathogen interactions in children with cystic fibrosis. Position is open to applicants with an MD, PhD, or equivalent. Experience in cell culture and flow cytometry is recommended.

    Postdoctoral Associate Position in Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Purdue University
    [posted August 20, 2021] Applications are invited for a one-year postdoctoral associate position in the Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Laboratory at Purdue Veterinary Medicine. The group is headed by Dr. Wendy Beauvais, who collaborates in this project with Dr. Darryl Ragland at Purdue Veterinary Medicine and Dr. Max Moreno from Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health.

    Multiple Postdoc Positions in the Department of Microbial Infection & Immunity
    [posted September 16, 2021] The Department of Microbial Infection & Immunity is looking to recruit talented postdoctoral researchers, who will drive our discoveries in pathogen-host interactions. MI&I faculty apply a range of cutting-edge approaches and microbial infection models in their quest to understand immune responses, pathogen evasion, and disease progression.

    Bioinformatics/Microbiome Biologist - Postdoctoral Researcher
    [posted September 16, 2021] The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is seeking a Bioinformatics/Microbiome Postdoctoral Researcher to conduct research in the area of microbiome science and quantitative computational biology. You will explore opportunities to further scientific understanding of the underlying microbiome constituent features that impact human health and resilience.

    Multiple Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities at Cincinnati Children's
    [posted September 16, 2021] As a national leader in advancing fundamental science and medicine and as the largest pediatric research program in the Midwest, the Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation provides exciting training opportunities with both well-established scientists and up-and-coming faculty.

Discovery Theme Faculty Positions

    Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Microbiology at Ohio State
    [Posted September 16, 2021] The nationally recognized Ohio State University (OSU) Department of Microbiology is hiring a tenure-track faculty at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates with expertise in any area of microbiology are welcome and encouraged to apply. Research interests of our faculty include physiology, ecology, molecular biology, cell biology, pathogenesis, and microbiome science. Members of our unit lead or co-lead 3 of OSU’s 9 Multidisciplinary Research Centers - the Center for RNA Biology, Center of Microbiome Science, and Infectious Disease Institute. Several of our faculty have dual membership and affiliations with the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, the College of Medicine, the Translational Data Analytics Institute, the College of Engineering, among others. We also lead one of the inaugural 5 Biology Integration Institutes launched by the National Science Foundation. OSU Micro is a multidisciplinary, cutting-edge, and welcoming place to do exciting science. We are committed to building an equitable environment that values diverse experiences, reflective of the department's history that includes the US’s first black Microbiology PhD in 1933, Dr. Ruth E Moore.