Postdoctoral Fellow - Microbiology, antibiotic resistance

Staff Name: 
Anupama Khare, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Research Area Keywords: 

Microbiology, antibiotic resistance, systems biology

Position Description: 

Our laboratory is looking to recruit a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher interested in studying the evolution of antibiotic resistance in pathogenic bacteria.

The Khare lab utilizes a combination of genetics, genomics, and systems biology tools to understand the mechanisms underlying complex behaviors in bacteria. We are specifically interested in interspecies interactions, and antibiotic resistance. Additional information about our research can be found at:

All lab members are fully integrated into the broader microbiology community at the NIH, and regularly interact with other labs and core facilities including sequencing, mass spectrometry, bioinformatics, and flow cytometry. The NCI offers excellent opportunities for scientific training and professional development of postdoctoral fellows.

The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is working to solve the most pressing problems in the field through basic, translational and clinical cancer research to create the cancer medicines of tomorrow and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of cancer researchers. Read more about CCR, the benefits of working at CCR and hear from our staff on their CCR experiences.

The NCI CCR is dedicated to preparing the next generation of cancer researchers and offers a training environment that is second-to-none in quality of science and mentoring by outstanding principal investigators, including nine members of the National Academy of Science and eight members of the National Academy of Medicine. CCR offers fellows access to cutting-edge technologies and cores, a highly collaborative environment, awards and research forums to recognize outstanding post docs, continuous scientific symposia and lectures featuring leading researchers, a strong commitment to translational research, and a vibrant clinical research program housed in the world’s largest dedicated research hospital, the NIH Clinical Center. ​

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Experience Required: 

Candidates with experience in microbiology, genetics, systems biology or interdisciplinary research are especially encouraged to apply.

Additional Information: 

Bethesda, located adjacent to Washington, D.C., is an urban core of Montgomery County, MD. Bethesda is one of the most affluent and highly educated communities in the United States. Living in Bethesda offers residents a suburban feel with a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. The public schools in Bethesda are highly rated.

How To Apply: 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing their research interest in our lab, CV and information for 3 references directly to Dr. Khare (

Contact Name: 
Anupama Khare
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