The Post-Doctoral Research Associate will join the team on antiviral research against several viruses such as Ebola, Zika and SARS-CoV-2. The structure based approaches will be used for designing inhibitors, vaccines or other novel therapeutics. The individual will be involved in the assay design and execution and data analysis. The experiments will include vector construction, protein expression and purification and molecular characterizations.
This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for up to five years.
Recognizing that diversity within a context of inclusivity enhances creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) and the School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences are committed to creating learning, research, extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of human diversity. We actively encourage applications from and nominations of individuals from underrepresented groups.
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Minimum Required Qualifications:
A PhD or/and MD in Virology, microbiology or related fields. Strong background in molecular biology and especially the experience in protein expression and purification.
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