Neuroimmunology of bacterial biofilm infections- postdoctoral position

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska
Commensurate with experience
Jul 29, 2019
Jan 25, 2020
Position Type
Full Time

A NIH-funded postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Tammy Kielian in the Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, Nebraska ( The candidate will direct independent projects related to the role of innate immunity and glial activation in host defense against staphylococcal biofilms in a mouse model of craniotomy-associated infection as well as translational research immunophenotyping leukocytes from patients with craniotomy infections by RNA-Seq and metabolomics.

UNMC has a vibrant research and medical community within the growing and affordable city of Omaha, Nebraska. The Department of Pathology and Microbiology has over 60 faculty members, ~50 graduate students, and more than two dozen postdoctoral fellows and residents working in modern, well-equipped labs with state-of-the-art facilities. The Staphylococcal Research Group at UNMC ( offers a collaborative multi-disciplinary environment for the study of staphylococcal infections.

The successful candidate should possess experience in immunology or neuroscience and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Interested persons should send a Curriculum vitae, summary of research experience and interests, and contact information of three references to Tammy Kielian, PhD, via an online application through the University of Nebraska Medical Center employment website at Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.

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