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Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbiology And Immunology

Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Location: Galveston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


A postdoctoral position is available immediately at the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). The laboratory is focused to determine the mechanism of hepatitis C virus (HCV) assembly and HCV-induced pathogenesis. The postdoctoral fellow will study the role of HCV proteins on deregulation of host lipid metabolism to generate infectious lipoviro-particles, while inducing hepatic steatosis.

  • Plan and perform experiments independently
  • Prepare lab reports
  • Establish new protocols, write the grant (fellowship) proposals and support PI's grant applications
  • Train graduate students and collaborate with other researchers
  • Capable of presenting data at meetings


Ph.D., M.D. or Doctoral equivalent in any field. Scientific research experience


  • Proficiency in molecular biology techniques, including cell culture, RNA isolation, western blot, flow cytometry, immuofluorescence assay, virus propagation.
  • Goal oriented, team player with scientific publication records supporting the previous productivity preferred


Commensurate with experience

Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Keywords: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston , Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbiology And Immunology, Other , Galveston, Texas

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