Duke CHAVI ID PostdocsPosted: 06 12, 2017
POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE OPPORTUNITIES
The Duke Human Vaccine Institute and the Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology & Immunogen Design (CHAVI-ID), providing national and international leadership in the fight against major infectious diseases, is currently recruiting for a Postdoctoral Associate positions. The Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI) is an interdisciplinary, interdepartmental institute dedicated to the study of basic and translational science required to understand host-pathogen interactions that can be translated to vaccines against human diseases. DHVI comprises a team of highly interactive investigators that have expertise in mucosal and systemic virology, molecular biology, microbiology and animal models.
We are seeking a highly motivated recent graduate to join our team involved in the assessment of immune-based strategies for prevention of maternal and pediatric HIV/AIDS, as well as pediatric HIV cure. The selected candidate will be a team member of our laboratory which is using humoral and cellular immune assays to define the maternal and infant immune responses and virus reservoirs in both human clinical trials and nonhuman primate models. This position requires a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Microbiology, or Immunology. Experience in flow cytometry, virus isolation/cell culture, quantitative PCR, protein production, and immunoassays are desired.
Candidates should send a CV and cover letter to the email address below. The cover letter should include a half page summary explaining your interest in the project (s) identified as well as how it fits within your overall career objectives. You will be contacted if we are interested in exploring your credentials in more detail.
Duke Human Vaccine Institute
(Please specify your interest by referencing “SP-PD” in subject line of email)