Academics & Research

Immunology, Inflammation, & Infectious Disease (3i) Initiative

Available Affiliated Company Positions

The following positions are available at 3i affiliated companies. If you are interested in this position, please reach out to the contacts listed below. 


CURZA

CūrzaWe are currently seeking microbiologists and cell biologists. Curza, a U of U company based in Research Park, is developing new antibiotics and seeking talented scientists to add to the team. The ideal candidate will have degree in biological sciences with relevant experience in microbiology (preferred), cell biology and biochemistry. Applicants should be skilled in cell culture, microbiological and biochemical characterization of antimicrobial agents, including, and not limited to, determining MICs and performing enzyme activity assays and characterizing resistance mechanisms. We are looking for energetic team players that will interface with highly interdisciplinary groups of researchers within Cūrza, thus candidates must possess strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Cūrza is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans preference. Reasonable accommodations provided. All application materials will be handled in the strictest of confidence.  If interested please submit your application to Chad Testa (ct@curza.com).

Qualifications

Applicants at all levels (B.S/M.S./Ph.D.) in a life science-related field will be considered. Industrial experience is highly desirable.  Ideal candidates should have the following:

Conducted research that may be shared during the interview process

Function well within multidisciplinary teams and possess outstanding communication skills

Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills

Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.

 

Please include a research summary with job submission