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标 题: FDA postdoctoral research opportunity in microbiology
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FDA Postdoctoral Research Opportunity in Microbiology
Organization U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Reference Code FDA-NCTR-2019-0007
How to Apply
A complete application consists of:
A current resume/CV, including academic history, employment history,
relevant experiences, and publication list
One educational or professional recommendation. Your application will be
considered incomplete, and will not be reviewed, unless one recommendation
A sample of peer reviewed publication (writing sample)
All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.
If you have questions, send an email to [email protected] Please
include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
Application Deadline 9/30/2019 3:00:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.
A research opportunity is currently available in the Division of
Microbiology, within the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR)
of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Jefferson Laboratories Campus
located in Jefferson, Arkansas.
Research efforts will include participation in multi-disciplinary efforts in
a nationally recognized training program in support of the FDA’s mission.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the selected participant will use a
combination of molecular microbiology, biochemistry, and bioinformatics
approaches to characterize Burkholderia cepacia complex in the FDA-concerned
pharmaceutical products. The participant will collaborate with FDA
investigators at NCTR and with investigators in other FDA centers. During
the project, the participant will be actively encouraged to present the
research at internal and external meetings and publish the findings in peer-
Anticipated Appointment Start Date: September 3, 2019
This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S.
Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and
Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and
FDA. The initial appointment is for one year, but may be renewed upon
recommendation of FDA contingent on the availability of funds. The
participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational
level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for
participation in this program. The appointment is full-time at FDA in the
Jefferson, Arkansas, area. Participants do not become employees of FDA, DOE
or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.
Completion of a successful background investigation by the Office of
Personnel Management is required for an applicant to be on-boarded at FDA.
OPM can complete a background investigation only for individuals, including
non-US Citizens, who have resided in the US for a total of three of the past
FDA requires ORISE participants to read and sign their FDA Education and
Training Agreement within 30 days of his/her start date, setting forth the
conditions and expectations for his/her educational appointment at the
agency. This agreement covers such topics as the following:
Non-employee nature of the ORISE appointment;
Prohibition on ORISE Fellows performing inherently governmental functions;
Obligation of ORISE Fellows to convey all necessary rights to the FDA
regarding intellectual property conceived or first reduced to practice
during their fellowship;
The fact that research materials and laboratory notebooks are the property
of the FDA;
ORISE fellow’s obligation to protect and not to further disclose or use non
The qualified candidate should have received a doctoral degree in one of the
relevant fields, or are currently pursuing the degree and will reach
completion by December 2019. Degree must have been received within five
years of the appointment start date.
Thorough knowledge in the area of Microbiology, Bioinformatics, Immunology,
Toxicology Molecular and Cellular Biology
Prior experience on microbial experiments, especially on microbial
characterization or a related field
Demonstrated written and oral communications skills
Degree: Doctoral Degree received within the last 60 months or anticipated to
be received by 12/31/2019 11:59:00 PM.
Discipline(s): Life Health and Medical Sciences (47 )
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