Lab-Weiner - Post-Doctoral Fellow

Location
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Salary
We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
Posted
September 18 2019
Ref
2019-538
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Non-Profit

The Wistar Institute is seeking a talented and motivated scientist at the post-doctoral level to join the Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center at The Wistar Institute in the laboratory of Dr. David Weiner. The goal of this post-doctoral research appointment is a focus in the area of development of vaccines/immune approaches for infectious disease including HIV using novel synthetic DNA approaches. Both basic research as well as translational studies are envisioned under this post-doctoral appointment.

The preferred candidate is a recent PhD recipient or equivalent with a background in immunology, molecular biology and/or cancer biology. Experience in relevant areas might include molecular biology, virology, microscopy, flow cytometry, HIV, mouse tumor models or immunology. Competitive applicants will have strong critical thinking, organizational and communication skills. Recent first authored publications in peer-reviewed journals are required.

In addition to the online application, please submit a curriculum vitae and contact details of two references to Michael Merva, mmerva@wistar.org.

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.

For more information about The Wistar Institute visit our website at www.wistar.org.

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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