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Postdoctoral Fellowships in Microbiology and Food Safety

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Microbiology and Food Safety, USA

The University of Arizona is now offering Postdoctoral Fellowships in Microbiology and Food Safety. This is a great opportunity for those who have received a doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields or are currently pursuing the degree offered at the University of Arizona. The award amount for this fellowship is $81,338. This is an online course and is open to U.S. citizens.

Application Deadline: 14 November 2022

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  • Organization: The University of Arizona
  • Department: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS)
  • Course level: Postdoctoral
  • Award Amount: $81,338
  • Number of Awards: N/A
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Domestic Student
  • Subject: Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Immunology
  • Eligible Countries: U.S. Citizens
  • Eligibility: Applicants must have received a doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields (e.g. Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, etc.) or be currently pursuing the degree offered at The University of Arizona
  • The award can be taken in the USA

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Microbiology and Food Safety, USA

About

The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) chief in-house research agency. The mission of ARS is to find solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans every day, from field to table. This goal is accomplished by delivering cutting-edge, scientific tools and innovative solutions for American farmers, producers, industry, and communities. ARS research focuses on topics such as agroecosystems and natural resources, food safety, and the economic competitiveness of agriculture. The agency’s vision is to provide global leadership in agricultural discoveries through scientific excellence.

The ARS Foodborne Toxin Detection and Prevention Research Unit is in Albany, CA. The Unit’s research is aimed at developing and characterizing antibodies against foodborne toxins produced by the plant, bacterial, and fungal toxins. One postdoctoral research opportunity is available through the ORISE program to work on this important research. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in a cutting-edge scientific field while contributing to the protection of the food supply.

Eligibility

The qualified candidate should have received a doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields (e.g. Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, etc.) or be currently pursuing the degree with completion by November 1, 2022.

Preferred skills:

  • Hands-on experience with microbiology and molecular biology techniques for DNA and protein analysis in bacterial systems
  • Experience with antibody development (traditional hybridoma technology, Yeast surface display, etc.)
  • Experience with in vitro cell-based assays and in vivo animal models of infection

How to Apply

To apply for the program, please visit our Program Website. After reading, if you have additional questions about the application process, please email [email protected] and include the reference code for this opportunity.

Benefits

The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with their educational level and experience. The participant will receive a stipend of $81,338 per year. The participant will receive a health insurance stipend of $6,752 per year if eligible.

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