Michigan State University Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan
Research Associate-Fixed Term
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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Department:Microbiology And Molecular Genetics Com 10034586
Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific
The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics seeks a Research Associate to work in the laboratory of Dr. Yong-Hui Zheng. This position will research host restrictions of HIV-1 replication and the mechanism of HIV-1 Env biogenesis.
Dr. Zheng and his lab have uncovered the anti-HIV-1 activities of human APOBEC3F, APOBEC3DE, APOBEC3H, and MOV10. Recently, the lab has illustrated the degradation of HIV-1 Env proteins through the ER-associated degradation (ERAD) pathway triggered by ERManI. The lab currently has projects to study the novel functions of the HIV-1 accessory proteins Nef and Vpr in counteracting host restrictions, as well as translational research projects of developing novel anti-HIV compounds.
The position requires a strong background in virology with cell biology and molecular biology expertise including:
Candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D., D.V.M. or equivalent advanced degree in a relevant biological field, and a demonstrated track record of productive research with first author publications.
This position is for one year with a possible extension contingent upon funding and performance.
Doctorate -Virology, cell biology, molecular biolog
Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., D.V.M., or equivalent advanced degree.
The successful candidate should have a demonstrated track record of productive research with first author publications.
Required Application Materials
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three professional references who will be contacted only if requested.
Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.
Summary of Health Risks
Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.
Advertised:May 21, 2018Eastern Daylight Time