Several postdoctoral fellow positions are open for scientists to study host pathogen interactions. The Department faculty of 12 members directs a training program of some 30 doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows and an NIH-funded Center for Molecular and Tumor Virology staffed with 16 interactive principal investigators in several Departments. Open positions are available to study: mechanism of Rotavirus host restriction (Dr. M.M. Arnold); evasion of innate immune response by Human Papillomavirus (HPV) (Dr. J.M. Bodily); intracellular niche formation in Legionella pathogenesis (Dr. S. Ivanov); Epstein-Barr virus-induced epigenetic imprints and their role in EBV oncogenesis (Dr. R.S. Scott); immediate early events of the HPV lifecycle (Dr. M. Sapp); Human Cytomegalovirus dissemination (Dr. A.D. Yurochko).
Information about the Department faculty is provided at http://www.lsuhscshreveport.edu/departments/basic-sciences/microbiology-and-immunology. Successful candidates are expected to have a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD and experience in standard methods employed for biomedical research. Experience in microbial pathogenesis, bioinformatics or microscopy is a plus. Good command of the English language is required. Salary is based on experience and follows NIH guidelines. To apply, send a single PDF file containing (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) one-page research interest statement and (3) three names of references to the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, LSU Health Sciences Center, 1501 Kings Highway, Shreveport, LA 71130-3932 to email@example.com.
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