Lab Announcements

Open Positions in the Sharpton Lab

Postdoctoral Fellowship: the Gut Microbiome’s Role in Environmental Health

The Sharpton lab studies how exposure to environmental agents, including toxicants and drugs, interacts with the gut microbiome to influence health. We are currently seeking a postdoctoral scientist to help explore this area through a training grant opportunity.

If you have an interest in studying the interface between environmental health and the gut microbiome, please contact Dr. Sharpton to discuss this opportunity and your research interests in more detail. Requests for information should include the following information:

  1. A letter that briefly summarizes your prior research training and accomplishmets, long-term career goals, and interest in this opportunity
  2. Your CV

Qualifications: This opportunity is made available by an NIEHS T32 training grant. As such, appointments are limited by NIH to U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants should have recently obtained a PhD or expect to complete their PhD prior to June 30, 2021. Applicants should have experience in one or more of the following fields: toxicology, microbiology, epidemiology, or bioinformatics. Ideally, applicants have prior experience working with multi-omic data in a biocomputing environment (e.g., R or Python).

OSU - and especially the Sharpton Lab - commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.