research scientist - immunology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
We have a made a new HSV-2 vaccine vector that can specifically elicit a special class of antibodies Looking for a molecular virologist with experiences with molecular biologist to generate a number of recombinant HSV-2 viruses to make vaccines against HIV, other viral pathogens and malaria. The successful applicant should be willing to work with mice and guinea pigs and possess a competent background in molecular genetics. The applicant could be a recent graduate looking for a challenge and dedicated to excellence.
PhD. from accredited university in Immunology or related field
1-2 years of post-doctoral research experience preferred
Experience working with antibodies, rodents, or viruses a plus
Experience in molecular genetics preferred
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology has a big tent dedicated to excellence in research with the ultimate goals of improving human health and training the next generation of biomedical research scientists. The faculty comprises a unique combination of basic researchers, and physician-scientists who have additional appointments in clinical divisions such as Infectious Diseases, Rheumatology, and Allergy and Immunology. The Department is highly interactive, meets weekly for work-in-progress seminars, and for an immunology journal club and hosts numerous outside seminar speakers.
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for basic research and clinical investigation with ~300 research laboratories funded by more than $160 million from the National Institutes of Health. There are ~350 PhD students, including 125 in the combined MD/PhD programs, and ~350 postdoctoral fellows at Einstein http://einsteinpostdocs.info/
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.
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