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

Postdoctoral Research Associate positions available to study complex virus-host interactions in the laboratory of Dr. Felicia Goodrum. Our collaborative molecular virology group is interested in virus-host interactions important to controlling the decision to enter into or exit latent programs. Specific questions of interest include: the transcriptome associated with cytomegalovirus latency, viral determinants and their host interactions important to the switch between latency and reactivation, and the viral manipulation of host pathways. Our research takes a deep dive into the cell biology around infection, including hematopoiesis, signaling, host membrane/protein trafficking as it relates to cargo sorting, and host and viral control of gene expression. For more information on the lab, please visit 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

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Education Requirement:
PhD or the equivalent
Years of Experience:
Required Skills & Areas of Study:
  • molecular cell biology
  • molecular biology
  • animal viruses
  • biochemistry
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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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University of Arizona
1657 E. Helen St.
Room 425, Thomas Keating Buil
Tucson , Arizona 85721
Felicia Goodrum, PhD