Postdoctoral Associate, Microbiology and Immunology
Position Title Postdoctoral Associate, Microbiology and Immunology
Open postdoctoral research position to examine retrovirus pathogenesis using in vivo and in vitro models. In our group we are trying to delineate the role of various cellular host genes and how they impact retrovirus pathogenesis by integrating both tissue culture techniques and animal models. We are also interested in examining the function and role of the HIV accessory proteins (Vpu, Vpr, Vif, Vpx and Nef) and host genes on retrovirus pathogenesis in vivo. We are currently funded to examine the role of host restriction factors on retrovirus infection utilizing molecular biology, cell biology and next-gen sequencing techniques.
Our lab is a member of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Jacobs School of Medicine of SUNY , University at Buffalo, and is located at the Downtown campus in the heart of the city of Buffalo, NY.
Successful candidate will perform/design and analyze in vivo and in vitro experiments using retroviruses. Candidate will mentor others in the lab and work in a collaborative manner. The candidate should be able to present their data clearly in various platforms. Outstanding Benefits Package
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Ph.D. degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or a related field and knowledge in molecular, cellular biology techniques and next gen sequencing analysis.
Applicants with virology and especially retrovirology backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Experience handling mice and performing in vivo experiments is highly desirable.
Salary Range $45,000 - $47,000
40 hours per week.
Campus Downtown Campus
Special Instructions Summary
Applicant-documents include a CV, a cover letter summarizing scientific interests and experience, and contact information for three references - one of which should be thesis advisor.
Contact's Phone 716-829-2994
Date to be filled 01/30/2022
Number of references required 3
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant
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- * How many publications do you have?
- * How many first-author publications do you have?
- * What is the highest level of education attained?
- * In order to be NIH training grant eligible, you must be a U.S. citizen or have verifiable status as a permanent resident. You must not have been previously appointed as a postdoctoral fellow on a training grant (3 year maximum training support per person). Are you NIH training grant eligible?
- * Please indicate your current employment affiliation with the University at Buffalo.
- Faculty Student Association (FSA)
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