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Lab-Abdel-Mohsen - Post-Doctoral Fellow

Wistar Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.
Closing date
Mar 14, 2024

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Life Sciences, Immunology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Postdoc Fellowship
Organization Type

The Wistar Institute is a world leader in early-stage discovery science in the areas of cancer, immunology, and infectious disease. Wistar is committed to accelerating research advances from bench to bedside through brilliant science and distinctive approaches to collaboration among scientific investigators and academic and industry partners. Wistar’s dynamic environment supports the advancement of discoveries that will change the future of human health.

The Wistar Institute is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). All candidates must share our commitment to DEI. The Wistar Institute is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, mentoring, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic/research community.

The Wistar Institute has an opening for a Post-Doctoral Fellow to join the laboratory of Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen. Research in the Abdel-Mohsen laboratory focuses on the role of glycans in modulating immunological function during human diseases, with a special emphasis on viral infections. The laboratory, with multiple NIH-funded translational and basic research projects, seeks a preferred candidate who is a recent Ph.D. recipient with a robust background in viral research.

Expertise in one or more of the following areas is desirable: HIV research, glycobiology, immunology, translational research (involving human clinical specimens), flow cytometry, and molecular biology. Strong candidates will have at least one or two publications in internationally recognized, peer-reviewed journals.

The Abdel-Mohsen laboratory offers a collaborative and supportive training environment. Successful candidates will have opportunities to mentor and train junior lab members, develop new methodologies, and enhance professional development skills. The Wistar Institute is a hub for productive HIV research, focused on studying the immunological and virological determinants of HIV persistence and immunopathogenesis. For more information, visit: Wistar’s HIV researchers are also integral to the Penn CFAR (Center for AIDS Research), and lead the BEAT-HIV Martin Delaney Collaboratory Program, contributing significantly to the HIV cure agenda.

In addition to applying online, interested applicants should e-mail their CV and a cover letter briefly outlining their research accomplishments and current research interests to Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen at

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.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

For more information about The Wistar Institute visit our website at

It is the policy of the Institute to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, citizenship, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, veteran status, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), pregnancy, caregiver status, domestic or sexual violence victim status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, 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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