Postdoctoral Fellow – HIV Replication, Retroviral RNA Packaging, and Virus Assembly

Location
Frederick, Maryland
Salary
The stipend starts at $57,600, commensurate with experience.
Posted
February 04 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Govt.

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Center for Cancer Research (CCR)

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW HIV REPLICATION, RETROVIRAL RNA PACKAGING, AND VIRUS ASSEMBLY

A postdoctoral position is available in the Viral Recombination Section (VRS), HIV Dynamics and Replication Program (HIV DRP), Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Frederick, MD.

The VRS studies retroviral replication using human immunodeficiency viruses and other retroviruses, with a particular emphasis on the mechanisms of viral RNA biology, specific RNA packaging, virus assembly, and HIV replication.  Molecular tools and advanced imaging approaches are used to dissect various aspects of viral replication mechanisms.  A more complete description of the projects can be found at https://ccr.cancer.gov/hiv-dynamics-and-replication-program/wei-shau-hu-0.

Interested candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or an M.D. and have less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience.  Applicants must have a strong background in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, and/or virology.  Stipends range from $57,600 to $74,000, commensurate with experience.  This is a time-limited, renewable appointment.

To apply, send a cover letter, CV including bibliography, and contact information for three references to the following address:

Dr. Wei-Shau Hu
Viral Recombination Section

HIV Dynamics and Replication Program
National Cancer Institute

P.O. Box B

Building 535, Room 336
Frederick, MD 21702-1201
E-mail: wei-shau.hu@nih.gov

 

This position is subject to a background investigation.
The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

DHHS, NIH, and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers

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