Post Doc Fellow - Institute of Human Virology - (1900006C)
Applications are invited for an NIH-funded full-time Post-Doctoral Fellow position immediately available in the Laboratory of HIV Persistence at the Institute of Human Virology, School of Medicine. The position is open to a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join our efforts to investigate the mechanisms of HIV-1 persistence with the aim of developing a functional cure.
The selected candidate will investigate the products of a new HIV-1 gene, and will elucidate their role in viral replication and persistence using both in vitro and in vivo models. Moreover, the candidate will contribute to develop a gene therapy-based approach to achieve a functional cure for HIV-1. Writing manuscripts and applying for independent research grants will be strongly encouraged. Opportunities to attend national and international scientific conferences related
Qualifications and Requirements.
PhD or MD/PhD with a strong knowledge base in one or more of the following areas: a) Molecular Biology (gene cloning, PCR, chromatin immunoprecipitation, western blot); b) Virology (viral infection, titration, propagation); c) Cell Biology (eukaryotic cell culture, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy); d) Gene Delivery (nucleofection, lipofection, viral transduction). The position requires a driven, motivated and enthusiastic individual. The selected candidate must be team-oriented, collaborative, able to work independently, and have excellent written and spoken communication skills. New Ph.D. graduates are encouraged to apply.
Please submit a cover letter summarizing your past experience, research interests and career goals, complete curriculum vitae, PDF of up to three publications, names and contact information of three references via email to Dr. Fabio Romerio firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Postdoctoral Fellows
Organization: School of Medicine - Centers/Programs/ORCs
Job Posting: Feb 5, 2019
Internal Number: 115001
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.