【Institute】: Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Medical University, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
【Institute Qualification of applicants】: Applications are invited for a position as a Postdoctoral Associate to work with the PI Professor Shiuh-Bin Fang’s research group in the Translational Medical Research Center within the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Medical University, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
This position is available for a highly motivated candidate with a background in microbiology (preferably bacteriology), immunology, genetics, and/or proteomics to join the research team studying Salmonella virulence and antibiotic resistance genes using in vitro, ex vivo, in vivo, and clinical methodologies. Identification of chemical compounds for inhibiting intracellular antibiotic-resistant nontyphoidal Salmonella, and development of multigene panel for rapid accurate diagnostics for nontyphoidal Salmonella, and search for important genes responsible for invasive salmonellosis are will be investigated.
The applicant should have a PhD degree or equivalent in a life/medical sciences subject or a similar field and/or relevant experience in bacteriology/immunology, as the post involves using techniques and knowledge to study phenotypes of Salmonella virulence and antibiotic resistance genes and host responses in various human tissues and cells. The applicant must have excellent writing skills, with the ability to perform experiments in the laboratory, carry out statistical analysis resulting from experiments, and help with manuscript preparation/writing and grant application.
Applicants with publications in bacteriology/immunology, enriched laboratory experiences in genetics, NGS/RNA-sequencing data analysis, GFP/plasmid/vector cloning, recombinant bacterial strains, RT-PCR/ELISA/Western blot, and confocal microscopy will be accepted with first priority.
This is a full-time, NHRI (National Health Research Institute, Taiwan)-funded post based at the Shuang Ho Hospital Campus of Taipei Medical University. The accepted postdoctoral associate will be reviewed for qualification annually.
【Salary ranges】: At least 58,350 NTD per month (first degree), please refer to the salary standards of the full-time research assistants and postdoctoral associate at Taipei Medical University (https://ift.tt/2Qjf5Ad)
【Starting date】: As early as January 1, 2020, approximately two months after acceptance
【Closing date】: Open until filled
【How To Apply】: Please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, published papers in PDF files, and attach two academic/professional references.
聯絡人：Dr Shiuh-Bin Fang
地址：No. 291, Jhong Jheng Rd., Jhong Ho District, New Taipei City, 23561, Taiwan