Postdoctoral Fellow

San Diego, California
Commensurate with experience
January 12 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Position Overview

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

Candidates must have a Ph.D. preferably in the fields of Immunology or Virology and at least two years of relevant Postdoctoral experience. Candidates should also possess a strong practical knowledge of antibody immunogenetics techniques, as well as standard immune assays such as ELISA and flow cytometry. Prior experience with animal handling, vaccine research, B-cell culturing and activation assays, and strong communication skills, (especially writing scientific papers) are also all major pluses.

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

SDBRI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity in regard to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, registered domestic partner status, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, age, disability, protected veteran status, medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other protected status as designed by federal, state, or local law.

San Diego Biomedical Research Institute (SDBRI) is a nonprofit biomedical research institute located in San Diego, California. The mission of SDBRI is to conduct fundamental biomedical research to better understand human disease, and to use this information to contribute to the treatment and prevention of diabetes, cancer, neurological disease, HIV infection and complications of chronic disease. The Principal Investigators at SDBRI are accomplished scientists and well-known and recognized in their areas of expertise. 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. Further information on SDBRI can be found at

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