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Post Doctoral Position in HIV-1 biology and pathogenesis

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York City, New York
Closing date
Sep 26, 2022

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Life Sciences, Other Life Science
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Summary: The Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine is seeking to fill a post-doctoral position immediately. Highly motivated PhDs are needed to take part in exciting HIV/AIDS projects.

Our research is focused on the viral and host determinants of HIV-1 neuropathogenesis, modulation of ESCRT complexes in HIV-1 release and the effect of drugs of abuse on HIV-1 latency reactivation. Individuals interested in learning about the published work from the laboratory can visit the laboratory website at: Our research has also been featured in This Week in Virology (TWIV) podcast – episode 567 (check out:

The person/s to be appointed will have the opportunity to spearhead exciting projects designed to unravel the molecular mechanisms of HIV replication and/or HIV neuropathogenesis using molecular biological, virological and cell biological methods. He/she will be able to interact with expert scientists and physicians at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine as well as other collaborating institutions.

Please email Dr. Vinayaka R. Prasad at


The candidates should have a PhD in Virology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or a closely related field. Applicants with experience in confocal microscopy, molecular biology and cloning, cell culture and flow cytometry are preferred. Applicants with additional qualifications in biochemical and genetic techniques, CRISPR/Cas9 technology are also encouraged to apply.

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

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