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Postdoctoral Associate (85140)

University of Florida
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Chemistry & Biochemistry
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Full Time
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A postdoctoral associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Robert McKenna, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, for one year and may extend to two years. The research will be focused on the biophysical and molecular characterization of ssDNA viruses for the treatment of genetic disorders, specifically, Adeno-associated virus (AAV). This study is funded by a NIH grant.

Responsibilities include:
- Plan, conduct, and document experiments independently; evaluate and interpret data with guidance.
- Scientific writing and presentation skills, manuscript preparation, and formal seminars.

Looking for Candidates with:
- Experience with AAV parvovirus biology.
- Proficiency in molecular biology and biochemical techniques.
- Experience in culturing mammalian and insect cell lines.
- Experience in biophysical techniques.
- Self-motivated, organized, and team-oriented individual.

Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, or related field.

Experience in working with AAV would be an advantage.

In order to be considered, please complete online application and attach CV, cover letter and three letters of reference. Review of applicants will begin October 25, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.


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