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Funded Postdoc position in Microbiology and Immunology at Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Otago in New Zealand

The Role
As a postdoctoral fellow within the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, you will carry out laboratory work for a project funded by the Health Research Council (HRC) of New Zealand entitled “Role of host exocytosis in infection of human cells by Listeria monocytogenes”.

Key tasks include:
• Performing experimental work related to the overall project.
• Assisting with general running of laboratory.
• Maintaining detailed records.
• Contributing to writing of manuscripts.
Your Skills and Experience
• A PhD or comparable qualification in Cell Biology, Microbiology, or Molecular Biology, or related discipline.
• Experience in mammalian cell culture, RNA interference, and laser scanning confocal microscopy.
• Experience with live imaging using confocal microscopy would be a considerable asset.
• Highly computer literate.
• Evidence of productivity, as indicated by multiple first author publications in reputable peer-reviewed journals.
Further Details
This is a full-time, fixed term position for 36 months.
Specific enquiries may be directed to Associate Professor Keith Ireton, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, contact details below.

How to apply
To submit your application please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1701359 will close on Tuesday, 15 August 2017.

Additional Information
Contact: Associate Professor Keith Ireton Tel: +64 3 479 7396
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Location: About Dunedin
Primary Location
Employment Status
Fixed Term Full-time
Salary Level and Range
Postdoctoral Fellow ($75,896)
Organisation: Microbiology and Immunology

Deadline: August 15, 2017

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