Postdoctoral Associate in Virology

University of Minnesota at Twin Cities
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Up to $55,000 per year plus benefits
Closing date
May 15, 2023

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Life Sciences, Virology
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Two postdoctoral associate positions are available at Dr. Xing laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota at Twin Cities, to work in the field of molecular virology and focus on host-virus interaction and reverse genetics-based novel vaccine development of emerging zoonotic viruses including avian influenza virus and novel bunyaviruses. The selected candidates are expected to maintain a well-organized lab notebook, make presentations at conferences, and be involved in writing manuscripts and submitting fellowship or grant applications. Candidates should have a PhD, MD, DVM or equivalent with strong expertise in virology and/or immunology, and be proficient in molecular and cell biology techniques. Experience working on reverse genetics, innate or cell-mediated immunity, or cell-virus interaction is a plus. Individuals who are self-motivated with solid virology or immunology background are encouraged to apply. Our laboratory has a number of exciting ongoing projects related to viral immunology and pathogenesis (J Virol 2022, PMID: 35695505; PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2022, PMID: 35522620; Front Microbiol 2021, PMID: 34992585; PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2019, PMID: 32176495; J Immunol 2019, PMID: 30598516; J Biol Chem 2017, PMID:28455446; J Biol Chem 2016, PMID:27226560; J. Virol 2014, PMID:24335286). This is a two-year project and renewal is possible pending to candidate’s performance and funding availability. Candidates should submit curriculum vitae, brief statement of interests, and arrange three references to Dr Zheng Xing at:

University of Minnesota at Twin Cities is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

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