Center for Vaccine Research

Current Openings

#59 - Post-Doctoral Associate

A postdoctoral position is available immediately to study the interactions between mosquito-borne viruses and their hosts, with particular focus on immune evasion by encephalitis-causing arboviruses and design of live-attenuated vaccines with altered immune evasion capabilities. The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree and be familiar with basic techniques in molecular biology, cell biology and immunology. Research experience in RNA virus biology, viral pathogenesis and/or viral immunology is highly desirable. Individuals with experience working in BSL-3 containment are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States and will be required to obtain Department of Justice security clearance for work with Select Agents and Toxins, as required by Federal regulation. The University of Pittsburgh is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested individuals should submit an online application.  Questions addressed to: 

William B. Klimstra
412-648-5962
klimstra@pitt.edu 

Center for Vaccine Research
University of Pittsburgh
8036 BST3
3501 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

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