Postdoctoral Position at University of Michigan Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Medical School

  • Post Doctoral Position - Academic
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

A postdoctoral position available immediately in the field of the virus-cell interaction

A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Akira Ono at the University of Michigan Medical School to investigate the molecular mechanisms regulating assembly and exit of enveloped viruses at the plasma membrane. A successful candidate will join the NIH-funded project focusing on the positive and negative roles played by cytoskeltons during influenza A virus particle formation. This project is based mainly on our recent findings described in:

Bedi S, Noda T, Kawaoka Y, Ono A. 2018. A defect in influenza A virus particle assembly specific to primary human macrophages. mBio 9:e01916-18.

Our lab is located in the department that has a highly collegial atmosphere and offers state-of-the-art facilities. For more information, please visit:

We are looking for a recent (or soon-to-be) Ph.D. graduate who is highly motivated and with a strong background in cell biology, molecular biology, and/or virology. Experiences in influenza virus research and/or fluorescence microscopy techniques are preferable but not required. To submit an application, please send a copy of CV and the names/email addresses of 2-3 references to:

Akira Ono, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School


University of Michigan benefits for Research Fellows, which include Health, Prescription Drug, Vision, Legal, and Long Term Care (more information at Also eligible for paid time off, including holidays, sick days (15 days/year) and vacation (22 days/year).
Education Requirement:
Years of Experience:
Required Skills & Areas of Study:
  • molecular cell biology
  • cell biology
  • imaging
  • molecular virology
  • cell culture
  • Fluorescence Imaging Technologies
  • virology
NIH recommended
Medical Campus
Microbiology and Immunology
Rm. 5736, Med Sci II, 1150 W. Medical Center Dr.
Ann Arbor , MICHIGAN 48109
Akira Ono, PhD