Postdoctoral Position-Cytomegalovirus

University of Arizona

Categories:
  • Academic Faculty - Non Tenure
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time
Description:

Postdoctoral Research Associate positions available to study complex virus-host interactions in the laboratory of Dr. Felicia Goodrum. Our dynamic and collaborative group is interested in virus-host interactions important to controlling viral replication and latency. Recent focus has been in areas of cytomegalovirus biology, including virus control of host signaling, host membrane/protein trafficking as it relates to cargo sorting and multivesicular body biogenesis, host and viral control of gene expression for latency and reactivation, virus-host interactions important to latency and reactivation from latency. We use a broad array of approaches in cell biology, molecular biology and biochemistry. Applicants should have proficiency in molecular and cellular biology and protein biochemistry. For more information on the lab, please visit http://immunobiology.arizona.edu/research/goodrum-lab. Experience in studies of viruses is desirable. Send curriculum vitae, a brief description of research experience, and the names of three references to:


Felicia Goodrum

fgoodrum@email.arizona.edu



Education Requirement:
Ph.D or the equivalent
Years of Experience:
4
Required Skills & Areas of Study:
  • animal viruses
Salary:
NIH standard
Notes:

The lab is located within the state-of-the-art BIO5 Institute at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Dr. Goodrum is a member for the Department of Immunobiology.


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Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!


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Location:
BIO5 Institute
Immunobiology
1657 E Helen St.
Tucson , ARIZONA 85721
US
Contact:
Felicia Goodrum, PhD