Biologist (GS-11) Position and Postdoctoral Fellow at the CDC’s Division of Vector-Borne Diseases

Posted on March 12,

The Microbial Pathogenesis Team (MPT) is seeking qualified applicants for a Biologist and a postdoctoral fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Bacterial Diseases Branch in Fort Collins, Colorado.

The ideal candidate for the Biologist position should have an MS in a Biological or Biochemical discipline with at least 2-5 years of work experience; or a Ph.D. in a Biological or Biochemical discipline. The person sought will serve as a key member of an interdisciplinary team working on Lyme disease pathogenesis with a focus on the interface of the host and pathogen. Expertise in RNA biology and biochemistry, molecular biology, computational biology, and animal work is highly valued.

Our team is also recruiting for an enthusiastic and skilled postdoctoral researcher. Our team is currently focused on studying the role of RNA binding proteins and regulatory RNAs in the Lyme disease pathogen and researching novel diagnostics for Lyme disease. We encourage and support new projects, ideas, and techniques.

We anticipate that the positions can be filled as soon as qualified candidates are identified.

Please send a CV, contact information for 3 references and a cover letter that includes research interests, career goals and your motivation for joining our team to Meghan Lybecker at [email protected]