Postdoctoral Fellow

San Diego, California (92121)
NIH stipend scale will be used as a benchmark
July 28 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
All Industry
Job Type

San Diego Biomedical Research Institute (SDBRI) has an opportunity immediately available for a Postdoctoral Fellow to join the laboratory of Dr. Laurent Verkoczy. The team of researchers in the Verkoczy lab are focused on immune responses to HIV antigens using mouse models. The successful candidate will be expected to work on various mouse models of human HIV responses and primarily be responsible for specific projects that contribute directly or indirectly to the laboratory mission of ultimately developing an HIV vaccine, while also partnering with other lab members and outside collaborators as needed.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. In the field of Immunology or Virology and at least two years of relevant Postdoctoral experience. Candidates must also possess a strong practical knowledge of molecular genetics techniques, as wells as common immune assays like ELISA, flow cytometry, etc. Prior experience with animal handling is required. Prior experience with HIV vaccine research is desirable, as well as strong communication skills, especially writing scientific papers.

To be considered for this position, please provide a Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in a Microsoft Word or pdf format and email to with the names and contact information for three professional references.

SDBRI provides equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, military or veteran status, gender identity, marital status, medical or physical disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

SDBRI is a nonprofit biomedical research institute located in San Diego, California. The organization is focused on finding new ways to predict and prevent disease to accelerate medical advances that maintain health and improve quality of life. The structure and environment at SDBRI is designed to foster collaboration across disciplines and specialties and to encourage innovation. Located within walking distance of other major institutes, SDBRI is located in the heart of San Diego’s science park area, which is part of the largest and most concentrated centers of science, engineering, and medicine in the United States.

More information about SDBRI, its leaders, and current scientists is available at

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