Mar 28, 2019
Primary responsibility will be to conduct research into the molecular pathogenesis of B-cell dysfunction in the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) infected rhesus macaque model. Recently funded projects include studies on the (1) Role of microRNAs in B-cell dysfunction in HIV/SIV infection. The position requires experience and training in performing various molecular biological techniques but not limited to total DNA/RNA isolation, real-time PCR, cloning, gel-electrophoresis, immunoprecipitation/western blotting, luciferase reporter assays, multi-color flow cytometry, combined
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
1. Ph.D., D.V.M., and/or M.D. in a biological or medical science.
2. Previous experience with molecular biological techniques but not limited to total DNA/RNA isolation and purification, plasmid extraction and purification, PCR including real-time PCR, cloning, gel-electrophoresis, immunoprecipitation/western blotting, luciferase reporter assays. Experience with multi-color flow cytometry staining/data analysis, immunoprecipitation/western blotting and image processing.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY:
1. Proficiency with common laboratory equipment and techniques.
2. Strong personal and communication (oral and written) skills.
3. Knowledge of various software programs (including presentation packages, spreadsheets and advanced word processing).
4. Organizations skills.
5. Familiarity with computers (both Mac & PC).
6. Direct experience with running and installing scientific equipment.
7. Previous experience with microscopy, histology, combined in situ hybridization/immunofluorescence.
Candidates must apply in Interfolio and provide the following materials for submission:
- Cover Letter
- Contact Reference
Application review starts immediately and continues until the position is filled.