Wound Infection Research (PhD)
at ORAU/ORISE DoD Programs

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

Opportunity Description

The application for this opportunity is now available on Zintellect, a custom-designed application system for all ORISE opportunities. To be considered for this opportunity, please apply at https://www.zintellect.com. To search and apply for other internships, experiential learning opportunities, academic fellowships and scholarships, please visit www.zintellect.com/. Wound Infection Research (PhD) One postdoctoral research opportunity is available with the Naval Medical Research Unit - San Antonio (NAMRU-SA). This appointment is a twelve month research opportunity with the option to be renewed up to four additional years (five total years of research participation). NAMRU-SA is seeking postdoctoral candidates with a background in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field. This appointment is administered via the ORISE program, qualified candidates must have completed their PhD within the past five years. U.S. Citizenship is REQUIRED. This opportunity includes, but is not limited to, the following: Develop engineered bacteriophages for the development of novel therapeutics for wound infection. Initiate new hypothesis driven research and prepare technical reports, manuscripts, posters, abstracts, and research grant proposals. Collaborate with engineers, biologists, analytical chemists, toxicologists, and veterinary science staff. Must be able to troubleshoot independently. Click here for more information

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • Opportunity Type: Research
  • Experience: At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 11/28/2018

About Us

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research participation programs for civilians such as:

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Program that allow senior scientists, faculty; high school, bachelor’s, masters’ and doctoral students, and recent graduates to enhance their science education experience in projects and activities at our Department of Defense (DOD) and other Government and Private Industry customers’ laboratories and research facilities worldwide.

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. Scientists and engineers at ARL help shape and execute the Army's program for meeting the challenge of developing technologies that will support Army forces in meeting future operational needs.

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