Employment Opportunities Title Post-Doctoral Associate Categories Post-Doctoral Organization North Carolina Research Campus/North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Location Kannapolis Website https://transforming-science.com Contact email@example.com Job Information One postdoctoral position is available immediately in the Functional Foods and Human Health Lab at North Carolina A&T State University. The lab is located at the newly created North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. The North Carolina Research Campus has state-of-the-art core facilities in the areas of genomics, metabolomics, proteomics, and histochemistry. Candidates with extensive experience with bioavailability/biotransformation and metabolomic studies of natural products/bioactive food components, natural products chemistry (structure elucidation), and medicinal chemistry (structure modification) will be given preference. Experience with rodent and cell lines to study the metabolism of natural products and food components is a plus. The candidate must have experience in various chromatographic techniques especially LC-MS for targeted and untargeted metabolomic research. Applicants must have a recent PhD in analytical chemistry, natural products chemistry, or a closely related discipline. Continuous self-development, publication activity, learning and sharing research experience are expected from the candidate. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply with an e-mail containing: a statement of current and future research interests, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Title Director, Office of Dietary Supplements Categories Government Organization National Institutes of Health Location Bethesda, Maryland Website http://www.jobs.nih.gov Contact ODSDirectorSearch@nih.gov Job Information The National Institutes for Health is looking for exceptional candidates to lead and coordinate scientific research in dietary supplements and to assess the scientific status and opportunities in dietary supplements research that would benefit public health. This is an exciting opportunity to coordinate scientific research within the NIH relating to dietary supplements and the extent to which the use of dietary supplements can limit or reduce the risk of a variety of diseases; collect and compile the results of scientific research relating to dietary supplements; serve as the principal advisor to the Secretary and to the Assistant Secretary for Health and provide advice to the Director of the National Institutes of Health, the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Commissioner of Food and Drugs on issues relating to dietary supplements; compile a database of scientific research on dietary supplements and individual nutrients; maintain a public database of NIH research support that examines the relationship between dietary supplements and disease prevention; and coordinate funding relating to dietary supplements for the NIH. In this role, you will lead the NIH effort to assess research gaps, encourage, and facilitate evidence-based scientific studies necessary for a full understanding of the benefits and the risks of dietary supplements and will collaborate with other Federal agencies and the private sector to develop and initiate a national research agenda and programs focused on dietary supplements. Successful candidates will have outstanding communication, strong program management, executive leadership, and relationship building skills which are essential to the formulation of initiatives, resources, and policies that promote research on dietary supplements. Extensive experience in dietary supplement or nutrition research is required. Clinical and/or translational research experience is desirable, but not required. Candidates must have an M.D, Ph.D. or equivalent. Candidates with a range of experience are welcome, including from the private and public sectors. We are looking for applicants with senior-level experience who have a commitment to excellence and the energy, enthusiasm, and innovative thinking necessary to lead a dynamic and diverse organization. The successful candidate for this Title 42 position will be appointed at a salary commensurate with his/her qualifications. Full Federal benefits will be provided including leave, health and life insurance, long-term care insurance, retirement, and savings plan (401k equivalent). If you are ready for an exciting leadership opportunity, please see the detailed vacancy announcement at http://www.jobs.nih.gov (under Executive Careers). Please contact ODSDirectorSearch@nih.gov for questions about the application process, or Search Committee Chair, Dr. Gregory Germino, at 301-496-5877 or email@example.com for questions about the position. Initial application rating and review cut-off is April 20, 2020; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Those who previously applied are asked to confirm their interest by submitting updated application materials. Title Postdoctoral Researcher Position – Role of conserved nonribosomal peptides in mediating bacterial motility and host interaction Categories Post-Doctoral Organization University of Illinois at Chicago Location Chicago, USA Website https://eustaquio.lab.uic.edu/ Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Job Information POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER POSITION – Role of conserved nonribosomal peptides in mediating bacterial motility and host interaction ORGANIZATION: University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Center for Biomolecular Sciences. LOCATION: Chicago, IL, USA. START DATE: Flexible and as early as February 2020. REQUIREMENTS: a PhD in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Chemical Biology or a related discipline by the appointment start date. Successful candidates should have a publication record in microbial natural products research or related field. POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are looking for a talented and motivated postdoc candidate who would be interested in contributing to a NSF-funded project. The major goal of this project is to investigate the role a conserved family of nonribosomal peptides play in proteobacterial behavior such as motility, biofilm formation, and host interaction. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with microbiology and molecular biology as applied to natural products research. Experience with genetic engineering and transcriptomics. SPECIFIC, DESIRED SKILLS INCLUDE: Bacterial cultivation, molecular biology techniques including gene inactivation and expression, metabolite analysis by HPLC and LC/MS, RNA isolation, RNA-seq, scientific writing, undergraduate and graduate student training. RESEARCH ENVIRONMENT: Our laboratory is located in the Medical District of the Chicago campus of the University of Illinois, which is situated only about two miles from downtown Chicago in the Little Italy neighborhood. In addition to cultural diversity, our urban setting provides numerous educational and collaborative opportunities within our College and across institutions in the area. APPOINTMENT: One year appointment with possibility of extension contingent upon satisfactory performance. CONTACT: Please send your cover letter and CV containing contact information for three references to Professor Alessandra S. Eustaquio at email@example.com. Please include “application for postdoctoral position” in the subject line of your email. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. WEBSITE: https://eustaquio.lab.uic.edu/ KEYWORDS: Natural products, microbiology, molecular biology, transcriptomics, genetics, nonribosomal peptides, bacterial behavior, bacteria-host interaction. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois at Chicago may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Jobs 1-3 of 6 Page 2 This job listing was created using Job Manager for WordPress, by Tom Townsend.