Respiratory Pathogens FDA Postdoc

Posted: 02 22, 2017


Post-doctoral Position
Laboratory of Respiratory Pathogens

A postdoctoral fellow position is immediately available within the Laboratory of Respiratory Pathogens at the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation & Research in Silver Spring, Maryland.

The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in a well-funded research program utilizing the baboon model of pertussis to advance our understanding of pertussis disease and immunology and will be expected to conduct independent research with a focus on pathogenesis and the host response to Bordetella pertussis infection.


Job Requirements
•Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree (M.D., D.V.M., etc.)
•Expertise in immunology and animal models of disease
•Excellent written and oral communication skills
•Must be available to start no later then September 29th, 2017

To Apply:

How to Apply:
Please e-mail your curriculum vitae, contact information of references and a cover letter in which you describe your qualifications and career goals to Dr. Tod Merkel at

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