Open Positions

January 17, 2020
Assistant Professor (Faculty) Positions

The Public Health Research Center, The State University of New Jersey is recruiting three Assistant Professors faculty members. PHRI offers a robust and highly collegial research environment. Candidates must have a funded research program addressing critical questions in fungal, bacterial, or viral biology and/or host responses. Concurrent active clinical practice will also be highly regarded. Preference will be given to programs focused on infectious diseases and related areas. We will only consider candidates who have current long term NIH grant support or equivalent funding from other sources. PHRI is housed in a state of the art research facility that has extensive core services including BSL3 laboratories and an animal facility.

To apply, visit www.jobs.rutgers.edu Posting Number 20FA0038. Any questions should be addressed to Dr. Gloria Marcela Rodriguez, Chair Recruitment Committee, Public Health Research Institute, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences.

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and is compliant with the Americans with disabilities Act (ADA). For more information, please visit www.recruitment.rutgers.edu. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

March 28, 2019
Faculty Positions in Infectious Disease Research

The Public Health Research Institute (PHRI) of New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, located in Newark, New Jersey, is recruiting two faculty members at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor levels. PHRI is a leading infectious disease research center that emphasizes basic and translational sciences. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or an M.D. and a founded research program addressing critical questions in fungal, bacterial or viral biology and/or host responses. Concurrent active clinical practice will also be highly regarded. Preference will be given to programs focused on respiratory infections. PHRI is housed in a state of the art research facility that has extensive core services, including a nationally designated BSL3 laboratory and animal facilities. PHRI offers a robust and highly collegial research environment, generous start-up founds, and a comprehensive benefits package. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and accomplishments, and at least four references.

To apply, visit www.jobs.rutgers.edu Posting Number 19FA1354. Any questions should be addressed to Dr. Gloria Marcela Rodriguez, Chair Recruitment Committee, Public Health Research Institute, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences.

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and is compliant with the Americans with disabilities Act (ADA). For more information, please visit www.recruitment.rutgers.edu. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

November 9, 2021

Research Teaching Specialist III (Rutgers Posting No. 21ST3591)

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Research Teaching Specialist III for the Public Health Research Institute within the New Jersey Medical School.

The Research Teaching Specialist III position is immediately available for an MD and/or PhD degree holder to conduct research in the area of immune responses to respiratory infections, including those caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and SARS-CoV-2 under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI). The applicant should keep abreast in technical and theoretical knowledge related to immunopathogenesis; collects, records and analysis data, prepare reports for peer- reviewed scientific publications and conference presentations, and contributes to the writing of IBC and IRB applications and grants.  Reports all research related activities to the PI and trains technicians/fellows.

For more details and applications: www.jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/147218

November 9, 2021

Postdoctoral Fellow (Rutgers Posting No. 21ST3552)

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Fellow for Public Health Research Institute (PHRI) in the Laboratory of Dr. Maria Laura Gennaro. Dr. Gennaro’s research summary can be found on the PHRI website (https://phri.njms.rutgers.edu/faculty-and-research/faculty/maria-gennaro/). Dr. Gennaro seeks to advance the current knowledge on the immune responses to respiratory bacterial and viral pathogens such as M. tuberculosis and SARS-CoV-2 to identify markers of pathogenic and protective immune responses.

The Postdoctoral Fellow, under the direction of Principal Investigator (PI), will investigate immune responses to respiratory infections such as those caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and SARS-CoV-2 to find biomarkers of infection outcome. Other job duties include record keeping, and writing reports for grant agencies and manuscripts for publication.

For more details and applications: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/146925

November 4, 2021

Public Health Research Institute (PHRI) at Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow (less than one-year postdoc experience). A fellow will participate in research projects focusing on the antigenic variation of Trypanosoma brucei, the parasite of African sleeping sickness, under the direction of the PI (Dr. Hee-Sook Kim). The position is available starting immediately. An ideal candidate will have training in molecular biology, large-scale genetic screen, high-throughput sequencing/bioinformatics and/or biochemistry. Experience working with trypanosomatids in the area of genetics and biochemistry is an asset. The candidate should have the ability to work individually and as part of a team. The candidate is expected to collect, record and perform data analysis, prepare reports for peer-reviewed scientific publications and conference presentations, and contributes to the writing of IACUC and IBC applications and fellowships/grants.

For more information about Dr. Kim’s research, please visit: https://phri.njms.rutgers.edu/faculty-and-research/faculty/hee-sook-kim/

To apply, please send a brief research summary, CV and contact information of three references to Dr. Hee-Sook Kim: heesook@njms.rutgers.edu

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and is compliant with the Americans with disabilities Act (ADA). For more information, please visit www.recruitment.rutgers.edu. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

February 8, 2021

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Department of Medicine – Infectious Diseases at the New Jersey Medical School. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Post-Doctoral Fellow will play a critical role in the successful testing and implementation of diagnostic tests for Tuberculosis, including detection of drug resistance, being developed in the Alland laboratory and submitted to the laboratory for evaluation by outside agencies. Tests Include but are not limited to Cepheid’s GeneXpert tests, digital PCR diagnostics and cell free DNA analysis. Please apply: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/125205

February 8, 2021

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a motivated Research Teaching Specialist III (RTS III) for the Department of Infectious Diseases within the New Jersey Medical School. The Research Teaching Specialist III conducts specialized research, using judgment to adapt methods and techniques. May be responsible for the management of a small-sized laboratory area while assisting the Principal Investigator with budgetary, training and administrative responsibilities. The RTS III will play a critical role in the successful testing and implementation of diagnostic tests for Tuberculosis, including detection of drug resistance, being developed in the Alland laboratory and submitted to the laboratory for evaluation by outside agencies. Including but not limited to Cepheid’s GeneXpert tests, digital PCR diagnostics and cell free DNA analysis. Please apply: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/125208

December 16, 2020

Postdoctoral Position on Antifungal Drug Resistance

A postdoctoral opportunity for a highly motivated candidate is immediately available in the laboratory of Chaoyang Xue in the Public Health Research Institute (PHRI), New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University, Newark NJ, to study fungal pathogenesis and antifungal drug resistance. The research in the Xue lab focuses on how human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans senses extracellular signals and controls intracellular signal transduction pathways that are important for cell development and virulence. We apply genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology to investigate the molecular basis of these fungal-host interactions. We are also interested in the studies related to fungal vaccine development, and antifungal drug resistance. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree in an area related to molecular biology, microbiology, or biochemistry. Prior experience with fungal research or lipid biology is not required but a plus. The successful candidate will join a research team to study the mechanism of fungal phospholipids mediated antifungal drug resistance.

For more information about Dr. Xue’s research, please visit: https://phri.njms.rutgers.edu/faculty-and-research/faculty/chaoyang-xue/

To apply, please send a brief research summary, CV and contact information of three references to Dr. Chaoyang Xue: xuech@njms.rutgers.edu

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and is compliant with the Americans with disabilities Act (ADA). For more information, please visit www.recruitment.rutgers.edu. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

November 29, 2021

Deputy Laboratory Manager (Rutgers Posting No. 21ST3658)

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Deputy Laboratory Manager for the Public Health Research Institute within the New Jersey Medical School.

The Deputy Laboratory Manager will be responsible for the daily oversight and management of animal experimentation and of the Biosafety Level Three (BSL3) and Animal BSL3 (ABSL3) Research Operations in the ICPH building at Rutgers University. This person will collaborate closely with researchers and faculty across the campus and with the Department of Health and Safety to ensure that laboratory research is performed safely and according to federal, state and local regulations and institutional guidelines. The Manager is a primary point of contact for researchers, facilities, and environmental health and safety personnel.  The Manager coordinates all aspects of animal experimentation at ICPH, including financials, experimental design, and reports. The Manager will perform research with BSL2/BSL3 bacteria and viruses and Select Agents in in-vitro and in-vivo models.

For more details and applications: www.jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/147651

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and is compliant with the Americans with disabilities Act (ADA). For more information, please visit www.recruitment.rutgers.edu. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.