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Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbiology And Immunology

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

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

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

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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

SALARY:

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.

Compensation

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

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