The candidate should have a strong background in molecular biology. The laboratory studies the pathogenesis of HIV and SIV in tissues, as it relates to HIV drug development, HIV reservoirs, and the immune system. Experience conducting virology experiments in animal models is helpful. The candidate should have a strong record of presenting research results through publications and presentations. Candidates with a background in microbiology and virology are especially encouraged to apply.
90% Research duties: Data collection, analysis, method development, assist in publication of results in journal manuscripts
5% Career Development: Professional skills, leadership training, technical skills development
5% Lab Upkeep, Compliance with Radiation Protection and Chemical Waste regulations
Required Qualifications: • MS or higher in biology, biochemistry, genetics, cell biology or related field • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with others. • 2-3 years of experience in molecular biology research
Preferred Qualifications: • Experience in molecular biology, including cloning and DNA sequence analysis. Experience in design of hybridization probes, RNA synthesis, working with radioactivity, tissue culture, immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence and microscopy is helpful.
Internal Number: 337242
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