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Subject: Research Assistant: Animal Models of Infection

Research Assistant: Animal Models of Infection

A research assistant position in host-pathogen interactions is available
immediately in the Brinsmade laboratory (Department of Biology) at Georgetown
University. The Brinsmade lab focuses on the integration of metabolism and
pathogenesis in Staphylococcus aureus and is seeking to understand how the
availability of nutrients in host tissue alters the production of virulence
factors during infection. The exact project will be determined in conjunction
with the PI and will be aligned with the lab’s needs as well as the
candidate’s interests and expertise.

A B.S. in microbiology, molecular biology, immunology or related discipline.
Candidates must have
experience in mouse models of infection and bacteriology.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Attention to detail and organization.
Knowledge of MS office products, basic statistical/quantitative analysis and
Strong interest in conducting research in the topics described.
Experience in mammalian tissue culture, molecular biology and/or animal
imaging is a plus.

The Department of Biology at Georgetown University and the Georgetown
University Medical Center is a collegial and interactive environment.
Washington D.C. provides an exceptionally rich cultural and research
environment with opportunities to interact with researchers at the National
Institutes of Health and various other local universities and research
institutions. For more information on the Brinsmade laboratory, please see

How to apply: go to and enter Job Number
Applications should include: (1) a cover letter describing research
interests, qualifications and professional ambitions (no more than 1 page)
and (2) a curriculum vitae. Those candidates selected to interview will be
notified to provide PDF reprints of up to three representative publications
and contact information for three references. Review of applications will
start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer
fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion,
national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other
categories protected by law.

Contact Person: Brinsmade Lab
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