POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW — HIV REPLICATION, RETROVIRAL RNA PACKAGING, AND VIRUS ASSEMBLY

Full Time

Position

Frederick, Maryland, USA

Location

5 Feb 2020

Application Deadline


The Center for Cancer Research (CCR) is working to solve the most pressing problems in the field through basic, translational and clinical cancer research to create the cancer medicines of tomorrow and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of cancer researchers. The NCI CCR is dedicated to preparing the next generation of cancer researchers and offers a training environment that is second-to-none in quality of science and mentoring by outstanding principal investigators, including nine members of the National Academy of Science and eight members of the National Academy of Medicine. CCR offers fellows access to cutting-edge technologies and cores, a highly collaborative environment, awards and research forums to recognize outstanding post docs, continuous scientific symposia and lectures featuring leading researchers, a strong commitment to translational research, and a vibrant clinical research program housed in the world’s largest dedicated research hospital, the NIH Clinical Center. This position is located at CCR’s campus in Frederick, Maryland. Frederick is the second largest city in Maryland but retains a “small town” feel, surrounded by mountain views, wineries, orchards, and a vibrant Main Street community. It is less than an hour’s drive from the NIH main campus as well as the Appalachian Trail, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Gettysburg. The city offers many outstanding schools, a balanced and thriving economy, and a highly educated workforce.


Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Center for Cancer Research (CCR)

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW — HIV REPLICATION, RETROVIRAL RNA PACKAGING, AND VIRUS ASSEMBLY

A postdoctoral position is available in the Viral Recombination Section (VRS), HIV Dynamics and Replication Program (HIV DRP), Center for Cancer Research (CCR). The VRS studies retroviral replication using human immunodeficiency viruses and other retroviruses, with a particular emphasis on the mechanisms of viral RNA biology, specific RNA packaging, virus assembly, and HIV replication. Molecular tools and advanced imaging approaches are used to dissect various aspects of viral replication mechanisms. A more complete description of the projects can be found at http://home.ncifcrf.gov/hivdrp/Hu_res.html .

Interested candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or an M.D. and have less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience. Applicants must have a strong background in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, and/or virology. The stipend starts at $55,700, commensurate with experience. This is a time-limited, renewable appointment. To apply, send a cover letter, CV including bibliography, and contact information for three references to the following address:
Dr. Wei-Shau Hu
Viral Recombination Section
HIV Dynamics and Replication Program
National Cancer Institute P.O. Box B, Building 535, Room 336
Frederick, MD 21702-1201
Email: [email protected]v

This position is subject to a background investigation.

The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs. DHHS, NIH, and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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