The Wistar Institute Lab-Abdel-Mohsen - Post-Doctoral Fellow

The Wistar Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
We offer an excellent benefits package.
October 23 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

A Post-Doctoral Fellow position for a highly-motivated researcher is available in Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen Laboratory at The Wistar Institute. The Abdel-Mohsen laboratory is using several advanced technologies to investigate the role of the host glycosylation machinery in regulating molecular mechanisms central to HIV persistence and immunopathogenesis. 

The preferred candidate is a recent Ph.D. recipient with a background in one or more of the following: translational research (working with human clinical specimens), flow cytometry, humanized murine models, immunology, and/or molecular biology. Experience with HIV research and/or glycobiology are a plus. Strong candidates will have at least one-two publications in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals. 

The Wistar Institute is one of the "Martin Delaney Collaboratory: Towards an HIV-1 Cure" funded sites (BEAT-HIV Collaboratory) and is part of the Penn Center for AIDS Research (Penn CFAR) with access to state-of-the-art facilities and an outstanding intellectual environment that enable faculty and staff members to conduct cutting-edge research. 

The Wistar Institute is located in the University City area of Philadelphia, in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania Campus. Wistar provides resources to its faculty and staff that enable them to conduct cutting-edge collaborative research and provides for outstanding intellectual environments and state-of-the-art facilities. Research discoveries conducted at Wistar have led to the development of vaccines; the identification of genes associated with cancers; and the development of many other significant research technologies and tools. 

We offer an excellent benefits package. 

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It is the policy of The Wistar Institute to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or on the basis of genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, with respect to all terms and conditions of employment. 


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