Post Doc position in Virus Assembly


Indiana University

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

A full-time postdoctoral position is available in Tuli Mukhopadhyay’s lab (, Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington. We are looking for a post-doc to work on an industry sponsored project on virus assembly of insect viruses. Ph.D. in Biology or related field required. The applicant must have strong bench skills, critical thinking skills, and experience in protein purification, virus purification, protein chemistry, plaque assays, qRT-PCR, ELISAs, in situ immunofluorescence, tissue culture, and cloning, though training in these techniques will also be provided as necessary. In addition, candidates must have demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills, solid work ethic and positive attitude. Experience working with insects is helpful but not required. The position is initially available for 18 months, with possible extension for additional years of funds permitting. Salary will be commensurate with experience, and full benefits are included.

Indiana University has a large and interactive virology group at the interface of cell biology, host-response, physical virology and structural biology. Bloomington is situated in scenic, hilly southern Indiana, near several parks and wilderness areas. The cultural environment provided by the University is exceptionally rich in art, music, and theater.

To apply, submit a cover letter describing the reason for your interest in this position, previous education and laboratory experience, curriculum vitae, copies of any publications, and the names of at least three references (including email addresses and phone numbers) to Anticipated start date is November 1, 2020 (though exact start date is flexible), with best consideration to those applying prior to September 30, 2020. Inquiries about the position can be directed to Tuli Mukhopadhyay (

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Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Education Requirement:
Bloomington Campus
212 S. Hawthorne Drive
Bloomington , IN 47405
Tuli Mukhopadhyay, PhD