Post Doc Fellow

Institute of Human Virology
Baltimore, Maryland (US)
Salary commensurate with experience
May 13 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Faculty, Postdoc

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.

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

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.