Date Posted: Jul 30, 2019
Postdoctoral Fellow appointment in the Departments of Basic and Clinical Sciences will contribute to research projects focused on understanding the mechanisms of HIV associated neurological disorders using various mouse models and identifying the novel mechanisms involved in regulating HIV latency with a specific emphasis on noncoding RNAs.
Ph.D. in Microbiology, Immunology, Cell and Molecular biology or any related field with basic knowledge of immunology and/or infectious diseases.
Must have strong laboratory experience in flow cytometry, basic molecular biology techniques (such as subcloning and qRT-PCR), western blotting, confocal microscopy, Chromatin Immunoprecipitation, animal cell culture, ELISAs and handling mouse models. Experience with bioinformatic analysis of sequencing data (e.g. RNAseq) is desirable but not required.
Must be able to work independently, interpret experimental data, troubleshoot the experimental challenges and demonstrate a keen interest in training of graduate and undergraduate students.
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and contribute to keep the lab area safe and functional.