An NIH-funded position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Paula Watnick for an exceptionally talented, motivated, and hard-working postdoctoral fellow with experience in Drosophila genetics seeking to expand his or her knowledge of bacterial pathogenesis by investigating the influence of intestinal pathogens on host development and metabolism. The successful candidate will join a vibrant research team exploring novel aspects of Vibrio cholerae pathogenesis in vertebrate and invertebrate models, designing novel vaccine platforms, and discovering new natural products to treat multi-drug resistant bacteria. He or she will have appointments both at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School and will participate in the activities of the Infectious Diseases Division at BCH and the Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology at Harvard Medical School. Please see the following websites for additional information on the laboratory:
Recent graduates with a track-record of productivity, and excellent references are encouraged to apply. Candidates should send a statement of interest and a curriculum vitae to paula.watnick from childrens.harvard.edu.
Paula I Watnick MD PhD
Senior Associate Physician in Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School