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Postdoctoral Associate

University of Minnesota Center for Drug Design
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Commensurate with experience plus benefits
Closing date
Apr 29, 2023

A Postdoctoral Associate position is available starting immediately at the University of Minnesota Center for Drug Design for applied and basic science research on NIH-funded projects involving herpesvirus, flavivirus and coronavirus drug discovery. This position will design and carry out experiments to understand aspects of virus replication and use that knowledge to identify preclinical drug candidates to treat or prevent human viral pathogen infections. ( 

The Center for Drug Design is a dynamic workplace where virologists, biochemists and chemists interact to facilitate drug discovery.

Required Qualifications. Candidates should have: (1) a Ph.D. in biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, virology, or related field; (2) a strong background in molecular biology, biochemistry or virology; (3) published in international peer-reviewed journals. 

Preferred Qualifications. Experience working with recombinant protein expression, cell culture, viruses (BSL-3) or in drug discovery is a plus.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

Interested candidates should submit a pdf with cover letter, CV and names/info for three references to Dr. Geraghty at

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