Postdoctoral Associate
Wadsworth Center
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Post Date: Nov 11, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Ph.D.
Years Experience: Entry Level
Start Date: immediately
Salary: NIH scale
Location: US - New York - Albany
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An entry level Postdoctoral Affiliate position in microbiology is immediately available at the Li lab in the Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany NY. The Li lab focuses on both the basic biology and therapeutic development of human pathogens including Dengue virus, Zika virus, Cryptococcus neoformans, and mycobacteria. The candidate will perform experiments related to therapeutic development against these pathogens, including, but not limited to, molecular biology, cell culture, animal experimentation and surgery, data analysis, and structural studies.

The position will be funded for 1-3 years, and come with full benefits. Highly motivated and creative individuals with experience in molecular virology, microbiology, animal models and structure biology are encouraged to apply.

The position is at the Wadsworth Center, one of the nation's 'Best Places to Work in Academia.' ( The Capitol city of Albany offers a reasonable cost-of-living and we offer competitive salary and benefits (NIH standard) and outstanding opportunities for career development.

Interested applicants should email a CV, including a list of publications, and the names of three references including the doctoral supervisor, to:

Hongmin Li, PhD
Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health
150 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
Tel: 518-473-4201

Qualifications include a PhD degree in microbiology, virology or related field and experience with basic techniques in culture of these pathogens (Zika virus, Cryptococcus neoformans, and mycobacterium tuberculosis), microscopy (live cell imaging and confocal), cell biology, cell culture, and cryo-EM technology.

Contact Details
Name: Wadsworth Center
Address: 150 New Scotland Ave
City: Albany
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 12208
Country: United States
Ph: 518-473-4201