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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Description
A Postdoctoral Associate position in virology 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 basic biology and therapeutic development of human pathogens including flaviviruses. The position is funded by the NIH grants aiming to develop antiviral therapeutics against flaviviruses such as Zika and Dengue. The candidate will perform experiments related to therapeutic development against flaviviruses, including, but not limited to, molecular biology, cell culture, animal experimentation and surgery, and data analysis.

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

The position is at the Wadsworth Center, one of the nation's 'Best Places to Work in Academia.' (http://www.wadsworth.org). 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 submit a CV and the contact information of three references including the doctoral supervisor, to hongmin.li@health.ny.gov

Skills
Qualifications include a PhD degree in virology or related field and experience with basic techniques in virus culture, microscopy (live cell imaging and confocal), cell biology, cell culture. Working experience with animal models is highly desired.


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