Date Posted: Jan 18, 2018
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
General Description: Seeking candidate for a postdoctoral fellowship to study the mechanisms of HIV immunopathogenesis and development of new immunotherapies to treat HIV infection. The candidate must have a strong foundation in cellular immunology and prior experience working with mouse models of viral infection. Projects will involve using a murine animal model of infection with a strong translational component.
Essential Job Function: Handling and injection of mice, purification of white blood cells from human blood, primary cell culture. Perform in vitro mouse and human T cell function assays. Performs general molecular biology techniques. High familiarity in performing cell populations characterization of mice and human cells by flow cytometry and high-throughput screening tools. Performs specialized techniques such as confocal microscopy.
Qualifications: Applicants should hold a Ph.D. and/or M.D. in the Biological Sciences or related field and have a strong immunology background as well as significant experience in molecular/cellular immunology and animal models. Must be willing to work under Biohazard Level 2 Safety conditions with HIV-1. Must display willingness to learn and implement new technologies.
To apply, submit curriculum vitae, a summary of current and future research interests, expected availability date, a description of past research experience and accomplishments, and three references to Marta Catalfamo