Postdoctoral Associate Position in Single-Cell Ribosome Translation and Microbial Pathogenesis-University of Maryland, College Park

A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Jiqiang (Lanny) Ling at The University of Maryland, College Park to study single-cell ribosomal translation, microbial pathogenesis, and antibiotic resistance. The Ling lab is interested in combining state-of-the-art single-cell, microbiology, biochemical, genetic, genomic, and proteomic approaches to understand the mechanisms and disease connections of the protein synthesis machinery. Recent work from the Ling lab has been published in leading journals such as Molecular Cell, New England Journal of Medicine, and American Journal of Human Genetics. For more information please visit Dr. Ling’s website:

UMD is a vibrant place to work, home to three Nobel laureates, five Pulitzer Prize recipients, and more than 40 members of the most prestigious national academies. The 1,250-acre campus is centrally located on the Baltimore, Annapolis and Washington, D.C. corridor. The postdoctoral position will be supported by NIH funding with a competitive salary. Highly motivated candidates with bacteriology, yeast biology, and microscopy expertise are particularly encouraged to apply. If interested, please contact Dr. Ling at and include a brief description of research interests, career goals, and a detailed CV.

Job requirement: Ph.D. with at least 3 years of research experience in RNA biology or microbiology.

Job duration: Initial appointment of 1 years with possible extension.