Category: Other Academic | Closing Date: 6/01/2019

Postdoctoral Fellow-Microbiology & Immunology

Posted Date: 04/05/19
Position Number: PSN 41070 & 38448
Salary Range: Depends on Experience
Location: LSU Health, Shreveport
Posting closes: 06/01/19 @ 11:59 PM

Postdoctoral Fellow in Bacterial Pathogenesis

LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport


Two NIH-funded postdoctoral positions are available in Dr. Stanimir Ivanov’s laboratory for highly motivated candidates with research interest in microbial pathogenesis. We investigate the host subversion and immune evasion mechanisms of bacterial pathogens, such as Legionella pneumophilla and Neisseria gonorrhoeae, with emphasis on the biogenesis of the cellular niches that support bacterial replication in the host. 


Dr. Ivanov holds appointment in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the LSU Health Sciences Center ( Details of Dr. Ivanov’s laboratory, on-going research projects, and recent publications can be found from


Successful candidates will have a M.D., M.D/Ph.D. or Ph.D. in microbiology, immunology or cell biology with one or more first author publications. Prior research experience in microbial pathogenesis will be a plus. Candidates at both junior and senior levels are encouraged to apply. To apply for the position email Dr. Ivanov ( in a single PDF file your application package, which should include the following information:


  1. Cover letter detailing your research interests
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Brief summary of previous research experience
  4. Names and contact information for 3 references
  5. Expected starting date


LSU Health Shreveport is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.


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Job Benefits:

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