Postdoc Position in Virology at Influenza Systems Biology Lab

Employer
University of Missouri-Columbia
Location
Columbia, Missouri
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted
April 12 2021
Discipline
Life Sciences, Virology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

The Wan lab at the University of Missouri (MU) Bond Life Sciences Center is seeking multiple Postdoc Research Associates in the area of  Virology at the Influenza Systems Biology Laboratory, which is affiliated across Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, and MU Institute for Data Science and Informatics at University of Missouri (MU). The lab has accesses to the regional BSL3 and ABSL-3 biocontainment laboratory at the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases Laboratory.

The Wan lab research focuses on emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, especially influenza and SARS-CoV-2 viruses, by developing and applying integrated, multi-scale, and evidence-based approaches that combining laboratory, clinical and computational methods.

The responsibilities of the position include are 1) to study molecular mechanisms of virus transmission, pathogenesis, and immunological responses for influenza and SARS-CoV-2 viruses; 2) to develop and apply novel methods for influenza vaccine strain selection; 3) to study the impacts of repeated vaccination and/or infections on vaccine effectiveness; and/or 4) to develop novel vaccines and antiviral therapy for influenza and SARS-CoV-2 viruses.

To view more details and apply for a position, please visit https://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job and select Academic Positions.  Current employees will sign in to access their myHR account, if not an existing user, select the Prospective Employees link to create one.  Job ID 29348 (Postdoc in Virology).