Post-Doctoral Position
Arbovirus Laboratory, Wadsworth Center
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Post Date: Feb 22, 2018
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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Arbovirus laboratory at the Wadsworth Center seeks a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with a PhD in virology, molecular biology, or a related field to study the role of DNA forms of the RNA genome in flavivirus replication. The postdoctoral fellow will work with a vibrant group of virologists and vector biologists. Duties include designing and performing experiments in the areas of arbovirology, reverse genetics, and vector-virus interactions. The candidate should have a record of scientific rigor, creativity, and ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Excellent communication and organizational skills are required. Prior experience in BSL-3 work is preferred.

Interested individuals should send their curriculum vitae with cover letter (include a short statement of research interests) and contact details of at least three referees to Dilip Nag at

The Wadsworth Center is a division of the New York State Department of Health, located in Albany, NY, and includes academic programs from the University at Albany, School of Public Health. The Wadsworth Center houses state-of-the-art core facilities in molecular and structural biology, genomics and bioinformatics.

Albany offers a reasonable cost of living, diverse cultural activities and easy access to the beautiful Adirondacks, Berkshires, Catskill Mountains, and major cities like New York and Boston; it is an ideal location for outdoor activities year round.

This is a grant funded position administered by Health Research Inc., an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact Details
Name: Wadsworth Center
Division: Infectious Diseases
Address: 5668 State Farm Road
City: Slingerlands
State/Province: New York
Zipcode: 12159
Country: United States
Ph: 518-485-6508