Postdoctoral Fellow

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Salary commensurate with experience.
February 12 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Wistar Institute has an opening for a Post-Doctoral Fellow to join the laboratory of Dr. Paul Lieberman to perform original biomedical research in areas of viral oncology and telomere biology. Research in the Lieberman lab focuses on understanding how the cancer-associated viruses, like Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and Kaposi’s Sarcoma Associated Herpesvirus (KSHV), persist in a latent state to drive carcinogenesis.

Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) degree or should be close to obtaining their doctoral degree. Highly motivated candidates with experience in virology, molecular biology, cell biology, or functional genomics are encouraged to apply.

In addition to the online application, please submit a curriculum vitae and contact details of three references to Dr. Paul Lieberman,

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.
We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.
For more information about The Wistar Institute visit our website at

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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