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.
- 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
- 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
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
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