A joint post-doctoral position is available in the laboratories of Drs. Anice Lowen and Graeme Conn at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Lowen is in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, and Dr. Conn is in the Department of Biochemistry.
The successful candidate will work on a funded project aimed at elucidating the mechanisms of OAS1 activation by dsRNA and the implications of OAS sensing of dsRNA for influenza A virus replication and evasion. This collaborative project offers an excellent opportunity for training in both biochemical and virological techniques. Please visit https://www.lowenlab.com and http://www.biochem.emory.edu/conn/ for more information on the labs.
Successful candidates will be highly self-motivated, have a strong work ethic, and have excellent organization and communication skills. A PhD degree in the biological sciences and expertise in virology, biochemistry, or a related field is required. Salary is commensurate with experience and at NIH postdoctoral stipend levels. To apply please send a cover letter, CV, and contact information of at least two professional references to Dr. Lowen (email@example.com) and Dr. Conn (firstname.lastname@example.org). The review process will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Emory University is located in Atlanta, GA, a vibrant city of approximately 5 million people that hosts a strong biomedical research community at multiple universities and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The city has a relatively low cost of living, is culturally diverse, is well connected nationally and globally, and offers a multitude of recreational opportunities within the city and in the nearby Appalachian Mountains. The website of the Emory University Office of Postdoctoral Education provides more information on the University, the city and resources for post-doctoral fellows.