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Post Doctoral Fellow - (STA014502)

Possesses, understands, and applies a comprehensive knowledge in area of specialization. Develops understanding and skills to allow for completion of assignments that cross fields of specialization. Develops leadership and management skills.

  1. Receives/Reviews progress and evaluates results of experiments or projects under control or supervisory responsibility.
  2. Recommends changes in research, testing or experimental procedures.
  3. May be responsible for a single highly technical and complex piece of research equipment.
  4. May review and evaluate the effectiveness of personnel.
  5. May plan for and assign personnel to projects under control.
  6. Operates with latitude for unreviewed action.
  7. May receive general supervision conferring with higher levels only in unusual situations.
  8. Performs other job-related duties as required.


Qualifications :

Doctoral and No experience

Requires singular knowledge of a specialized advanced professional discipline or the highest level of general business knowledge, normally acquired through attainment of a directly job-related terminal degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed. No experience is required.

Ph.D. in Virology, with experience working on HSV infection and latency is preferred

Additional Job Posting Information:

Overview: We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral Associate to join our team and contribute to an exciting project focused on elucidating the mechanisms underlying Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) latent infection and activation and developing a strategy to prevent or treat it. The successful candidate will work in a dynamic research environment with state-of-the-art facilities and collaborate closely with virology and molecular biology experts.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Investigate the molecular mechanisms governing HSV latent infection and reactivation using cellular and molecular biology techniques.
  • Design and execute experiments to characterize viral gene expression, chromatin modifications, and host-virus interactions during latency and reactivation.
  • Utilize advanced virological assays, CRISPR-Cas9, and imaging techniques to study viral replication, spread, and immune evasion strategies.
  • Analyze and interpret complex data sets and contribute to the preparation of research manuscripts and grant proposals.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members and actively participate in lab meetings, seminars, and scientific conferences.

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