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Postdoctoral Residency Program in Medical and Public Health in Clinical Microbiology Laboratory

Our program is of two year’s duration and is designed to train microbiologists who can combine expertise in clinical microbiology with research in clinical and medical microbiology. Accordingly, trainees with a Ph.D. degree in microbiology (or a related field) or and M.D. degree receive training in clinical microbiology and the opportunity for research experience. It is anticipated that the program will prepare trainees for careers in clinical laboratories; science faculty positions in departments of Microbiology, pathology, or Laboratory Medicine; and research in clinical and medical microbiology.

Applicant Information

One requirement that we have is an all day visit to our facility; this includes a seminar presentation by the candidate and interviews with faculty members.

Important dates in the process for our selection committee are:

  • Applications accepted: October 1, 2012
  • Applications deadline: October 31, 2012
  • Selected Applicants invited for interviews: November 26, 2012
  • All interviews completed: February 1, 2013
  • Final selection will be completed by February 15, 2013

You may download an application sheet with required documents and submit after October 1, 2012 to:

Mary Ellen Gardiner
Recruiting Coordinator, Clinical Microbiology Laboratories
Box 710
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY 14642-8710
(585) 275-7861
MaryEllen_Gardiner@urmc.rochester.edu

Read the Program Description PDF for a full description of the Postdoctoral Residency Program in Medical and Public Health Laboratory Microbiology.

ASM Online Application

American Society for Microbiology online application

Complete and forward to Mary Ellen Gardiner after October 1, 2012.

Program Co-Directors

Dwight J. Hardy, Ph.D.

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratories
B.S. University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1973
M.S. Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1979
PhD. Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1983

Marilyn A. Menegus, Ph.D.

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Pediatrics
Associate Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratories
B.S. College of St. Elizabeth, 1965
Ph.D. Cornell University, 1972