Postdoctoral Associate
University of Pittsburgh
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Post Date: Dec 01, 2017
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Ph.D.
Years Experience: Entry Level
Start Date: Immediate
Location: US - Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh
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Description
An excellent career opportunity is immediately available at the Center for Vaccine Research at the University of Pittsburgh. The University continues to be one of the nation’s leading research institutions. Learn about all the important work taking place at CVR by visiting: www.cvr.pitt.edu. The person selected for this position will work in the state-of-the-art Biomedical Science Tower and study the pathogenesis of SIV infection in pathogenic and nonpathogenic SIV infections of Asian and African nonhuman primates (NHP), with particular emphasis on interventions aimed to eradicate HIV/SIV cure and reduce inflammation and HIV/SIV-related comorbidities. Candidates should have a PhD/MD degree and be familiar with basic techniques in molecular virology, cell biology, immunology and pathology. Research experience in SIV/HIV virology, adaptive and innate NHP immunology, SIV pathogenesis is highly desirable. Individuals with experience working with nonhuman primates are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and their name, address, e-mail and telephone number for three references to Cristian Apetrei and Ivona Pandrea, Center for Vaccine Research, University of Pittsburgh, 9044 BST3, 3501 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261. Tel: 412-624-3235/3234. E-mail: pandrea@pitt.edu or apetreic@pitt.edu

The University of Pittsburgh is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.