University of Colorado - School of Medicine
Four postdoctoral scientist positions are newly available to study interactions between RNA viruses and the mammalian host, in particular RLRs (MDA5, RIG-I) and other nucleic acid sensing mechanisms. A main project concerns a mouse model of constitutive MDA5/MAVS activation with unique features (see Painter et al., PLOS Pathogens PMID 26633895), and is now strongly NIH-funded for the next five years (Avant-Garde). Viruses studied in the lab are positive strand viruses and HIV-1. Projects involve innate antiviral defense systems, including restriction factors, interferon-stimulated genes (ISGs), and prevention of systemic autoimmunity. Experience sets in molecular biology, innate immunity, virology, cell culture, mouse model experimentation, autoimmune models valued. Expertise in RNAseq and associated bioinformatics also valued. TREX1 and DNA sensing is also being studied and additional positions in molecular features of HIV replication and latency are available. Send C.V. and statement of interest to Dr. Eric Poeschla ([email protected]), Gill Research Chair and Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.
- PhD in a related scientific field
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.
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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:
Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 11852
When applying, applicants must include:
- A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
- A current Resume/CV
- The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20204 - SOM-MED-Infectious Disease
Posting Date: Nov 21, 2017
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Brandi Dolan
Posting Contact Email: [email protected]
Position Number: 00660933