Date Posted: Jan 3, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Description: Exciting NIH-funded postdoctoral research opportunities are available in the Kielian laboratory at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. Our lab uses enveloped alphaviruses and flaviviruses as highly developed and medically important systems to study virus entry and virus biogenesis at the molecular level. We are looking for motivated and creative postdoctoral candidates who are interested in working on projects relating to virus assembly, trafficking, budding, and cell-to-cell transmission.
Our research uses multidisciplinary approaches and takes advantage of the interactive and collaborative atmosphere of our lab. Postdocs in the lab are provided individualized mentoring in all aspects of career development. Further information and links to publications are on the lab and faculty websites:
• PhD, MD, or MD/PhD
• Strong background in cell biology, virology, biochemistry and/or molecular biology
• Productive publication record in peer-reviewed scientific journals
• Strong research, communication, and organizational skills, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
Apply: Interested candidates should email a CV including a list of publications, a short description of research experience and career goals, and the names and contact information for 3 references to Dr. Margaret Kielian at: email@example.com Please make the email subject line "Kielian Postdoctoral Application." Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.
Candidates with outstanding credentials may also be eligible for a Harry Eagle Fellowship http://www.einstein.yu.edu/departments/cell-biology/harry-eagle-scholar/
Environment: Our laboratory is in the Cell Biology Department at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (http://www.einstein.yu.edu/departments/cell-biology/ ). The department has a strong and interactive community of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students working in diverse areas of cell biology. The college has an outstanding academic environment with excellent core research facilities and an active postdoctoral association that sponsors a wide range of training opportunities (http://www.einstein.yu.edu/research/belfer-institute/ ). The college is located in a pleasant residential Bronx community with easy access to the outstanding cultural and recreational opportunities of New York. Subsidized postdoctoral housing is available through the college.
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.