Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellow

University of Maryland, School of Dentistry

Postdoctoral Fellow Position

Division of Periodontics

University of Maryland, School of Dentistry

650 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Position Description: A postdoctoral fellow position is available immediately in  Vivek Thumbigere

Math’s lab at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. We are seeking for an enthusiastic and

highly motivated scientist to join the NIH funded research program studying molecular genetics and

immunoinflammatory responses in periodontal disease using human, animal, and in-vitro models.

The successful candidate will benefit from ongoing collaborations with NIH on a wide range of basic

and translational research, as well as vibrant community of interactive research labs at the University of

Maryland. Available position has comprehensive career development and training opportunities.

Qualifications: Applicant must possess an advanced degree (DDS and/or Ph.D.) in a relevant field and

have training in immunology and/or bone biology. Candidates with experience in cell culture and

tissue engineering, mouse work, signal transduction assays, histology/immunohistochemistry, and

skeletal physiology are encouraged to apply. Candidates with experience in micro-CT, next-generation

sequencing, and bioinformatics will receive special consideration. The ideal candidate will be

organized and self-motivated, with a strong publication track record, excellent written and verbal

communication skills, and able to collaborate on multidisciplinary research projects.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing experience and statement

of research interests (1-2 pages), curriculum vitae with bibliography (NIH style), and the contact

information of at least three references to Vivek Thumbigere Math ([email protected]).

The postdoc candidate will be offered competitive salary and fringe benefits as per University of

Maryland policy and NIH guidelines.

Contact info:

Vivek Thumbigere Math, BDS, PhD

Assistant Professor

Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology

Division of Periodontics

650 West Baltimore Street, Room 6256, Baltimore, MD 21201

Phone: 410-706-5744

Fax: 410-706-1565

Email: [email protected]

 

Guest Researcher/Special Volunteer

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)/National Institute of

Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

9000 Rockville Pike, Building 50, Room 4120, Bethesda, MD 20892

Ph: 301-451-6021

E-mail: [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to vthumbigere@umaryland.edu

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