Seeking a candidate with a PhD degree in biological sciences with expertise in Virology and Immunology where preference will be given to candidates with experience doing small animal studies. The successful candidate will lead experiments to elucidate the mechanism of SARS-CoV-2 pathogenesis. The successful applicant will be a highly motivated, independent, and hypothesis-driven scientist who will be expected to participate collaborative studies with other groups, in training of graduate students, lab meetings, and other duties appropriate to the applicant's career goals. Application should include a cover letter describing research experience and interests (max. 2 pages), CV with complete list of publications, and names and contact information for three references.
Ph.D. in virology, immunology, molecular biology, microbiology, or related field
Experience in animal research and management.
Skilled in virology and/or immunology research techniques.
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