Post-Doctoral Research Associate (2 Positions) - Biomedical & Diagnostic Sciences

Knoxville, TN
Nov 11, 2020
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
DescriptionRegular Full-time, Pay Grade 00
Two postdoctoral positions in studying interactions of Ixodes scapularis ticks with tick-borne viruses are available immediately in the Department of Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Drs. Hameeda Sultana (PI) and Girish Neelakanta (Co-I) direct this program. The laboratories of Drs. Sultana and Neelakanta are well equipped and use multidisciplinary approaches such as Virology, microbiology, vector biology, genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, genomics and cell biology approaches to understand the interactions of human pathogens with vectors and their mammalian hosts.


Highly motivated and interested candidates with a Ph.D., degree in virology, vector-borne diseases, molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry or microbiology are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates with strong background in murine models, gene regulation, protein purification, protein-protein interactions and cell culture work are highly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should send the following documents to Drs. Sultana and Neelakanta, at the earliest.

Email: [email protected]

•Complete curriculum vitae
•Statement of research interests/research accomplishments (2 page maximum)
•Three letters of recommendation
•Relevant publications

Job: Research Professional
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: Biomedical & Diagnostic Sciences
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Nov 9, 2020, 2:07:19 PM

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