An NIH-funded Research Associate (postdoctoral) position is available to study virus-host interactions in human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and oncogenesis in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at Michigan State University.
A successful candidate will focus on studying host immune dysregulation during HPV-associated cancer progression using in vitro and in vivo models as well as human specimens.
Expertise in flow cytometry, cancer mouse models, bioinformatics, and/or translational/preclinical research is desirable. Salary is commensurate with experience and at NIH postdoctoral stipend levels.
This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term position, with reappointment conditional on satisfactory performance and available funding.
Doctorate -Virology, immunology, cancer biology, or
Candidates must have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree in virology, immunology, cancer biology, or related fields and published work in peer reviewed journals along with excellent communication skills.
Expertise in flow cytometry, cancer mouse models, bioinformatics, and/or translational/preclinical research.
Required Application Materials
Please submit the following in order to be considered:
Contact information for three professional references who will be contacted only if the department requests
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Summary of Health Risks
Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.
Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue.
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