Postdoctoral Associate, Microbiology and Immunology | University at Buffalo (SUNY) - Military Veterans

at Herc - Upstate New York

Buffalo, New York

Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate, Microbiology and Immunology Posting Number: R2100187 Employer: Research Foundation Salary Range: $45,000 - $47,000 FTE: 1.00 Position Summary: Open postdoctoral research position to examine retrovirus pathogenesis using in vivo and in vitro models. In our group we are trying to delineate the role of various cellular host genes and how they impact retrovirus pathogenesis by integrating both tissue culture techniques and animal models. We are also interested in examining the function and role of the HIV accessory proteins (Vpu, Vpr, Vif, Vpx and Nef) and host genes on retrovirus pathogenesis in vivo. We are currently funded to examine the role of host restriction factors on retrovirus infection utilizing molecular biology, cell biology and next-gen sequencing techniques.  Our lab is a member of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Jacobs School of Medicine of SUNY , University at Buffalo, and is located at the Downtown campus in the heart of the city of Buffalo, NY.   Successful candidate will perform/design and analyze in vivo and in vitro experiments using retroviruses. Candidate will mentor others in the lab and work in a collaborative manner. The candidate should be able to present their data clearly in various platforms.     Outstanding Benefits Package Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages . About UB The University at Buffalo is SUNY's most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .    As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology or a related field and knowledge in molecular, cellular biology techniques and next gen sequencing analysis. Preferred Qualifications: Applicants with virology and especially retrovirology backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Experience handling mice and performing in vivo experiments is highly desirable. Deadline for Applicants: Open Until Filled Quicklink for Posting: 31020

Buffalo, New York

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