We are looking for a self-driven, highly motivated candidate to join our group at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY. The position is NIH-funded and is available immediately. The project aims to study how changes in the HIV-1 envelope (Env) can impact the Env phenotype and functions including: glycosylation, immunogenicity, interaction with host cellular machinery. We use interdisciplinary approaches including molecular virology, immunology and cell biology to gain new insights into complex biological processes, with the goal of translating these insights into novel therapies and vaccines to treat and prevent viral infections.
• PhD in any of the following areas: microbiology, virology, immunology.
• At least one first-author research paper in high-quality international peer-reviewed journal
• Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills.
• Prior experience working with viruses and animal model (mouse) is required.
• Candidates should be eligible to work in the US.
Application: Interested candidates should email the following documents as a single PDF file to Chitra.Upadhyay@mssm.edu: Cover letter summarizing their relevant experience), CV/ biosketch and contact information for three references.