Boston University MOLECULAR VIROLOGY POST-DOCTORIAL RESEARCH ASSISTANT, School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

The primary purpose of this Molecular Virology Post-Doctoral Research Assistant position is to study virus pathogenesis and attenuation of mumps. This independent research project will be performed under the direction of the principal investigator, Dr Paul Duprex (Boston University School of Medicine). The successful applicant will be a highly proficient virologist who should have significant experience 1) working with RNA viruses, 2) passing/transfecting/infecting human and animal cell lines in vitro, 3) using a wide-range of molecular biology techniques and 4) designing and constructing complex recombinant DNA plasmids. Publications in high impact virology journals commensurate with the applicant’s experience are desirable. Applicants should have presented data orally at an international meeting and ideally should have some experience in making grant applications, again commensurate with the applicant’s experience.

Please address applications to the following email address: pduprex@bu.edu Applicants who apply through this posting will not be considered

Required Skills

PhD in Molecular Virology (essential)

The individual must have recent research experience in a molecular virology laboratory and be proficient in a range of molecular biology techniques.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Tracking Code: 8601/K2816

Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Salary: Competitive