Postdoctoral Fellow - Cryoelectron Microscopy & Human Retroviruses

University of Minnesota
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Post Date: Jan 06, 2018
Job Type: Full time
Degree Requirement: Doctoral Level
Years Experience: Entry Level
Start Date: negotiable
Salary: negotiable
Location: US - Minnesota - Minneapolis
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Postdoctoral Fellows are sought to join an interdisciplinary research team (Profs. Louis Mansky and Wei Zhang) using cryoelectron microscopy/tomography (cryo-EM/ET) to investigate human retrovirus (HIV & HTLV) particle structure and morphogenesis.

Successful recruits will acquire extensive training and experimence in cryo-EM/ET, and will join a strongly interactive, collaborative and collegial research environment. Minneapolis is a dynamic and progressive city with outstanding cultural attractions and a high standard of living.
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The Institute for Molecular Virology (IMV) serves as the nexus for the virology research community at the University of Minnesota and provides an outstanding research environment for postdoctoral study. For more info, see:

Postdoctoral Fellows recruited will be engaged in state-of-the-art cryo-EM/ET technologies that are directed at addressing fundamental questions relevant to how enveloped virus structure and morphogenesis. An interest and aptitude in mastering cryo-EM/ET technologies and applying them to the key questions under study is expected.

A robust career development program will be individually crafted for each postdoctoral fellow, which will emphasize not only research excellence, but also acquiring excellence in other skill sets to enhance successful job placement following the completion of their postdoctoral studies. An Individualized Development Plan (IDP) will be utilized to help chart progress, celebrate achievements, and address deficiencies. A key objective is to ensure that Postdoctoral Fellows are well prepared to compete in the job market, including positions as an independent investigator.

Contact Details
Name: Louis Mansky
Department: Institute for Molecular Virology