The Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination (CHEEC) Postdoctoral Scholar will contribute to CHEEC’s research
program related to pathogens found in the environment and their potential impact on human health. In partnership with the State Hygienic
Laboratory, this person will conduct research related to the occurrence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and antibiotic resistance genes in
Iowa’s rivers and streams. This person will be responsible for the collection and processing of water and sediment samples. They will
use culture-based and molecular methods to enumerate, enrich, isolate, and characterize antibiotic-resistant bacteria and their genes.
He/she will support CHEEC’s efforts to disseminate research outcomes, including representing CHEEC at public and professional
environmental health meetings. For more information about CHEEC, visit https://cheec.uiowa.edu/.
Salary is $53,760 to commensurate with experience and
For a complete job description, contact Wendy Loney at [email protected].
Please apply online using Postdoc Jobs@UIOWA at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/postdoc/view/3698 (Requisition #3698).
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