Postdoctoral Fellow positions in Virology – Michailidis Lab (Emory University)

Emory University

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

Postdoctoral Fellow positions are available in the newly established Michailidis Lab at Emory University. The lab focuses on Virus-Host interactions using innovative tools including state-of-the-art targeted and whole-genome CRISPR screens, bulk and single-cell transcriptomics and a set of molecular, virological and biochemical assays across different viruses (HBV, HIV, SARS-CoV-2). The lab has also a special interest in liver-related studies including viral hepatitis, fatty-liver disease, and immunometabolism employing advanced primary human hepatocyte culture systems and humanized liver-chimeric mice. The Michailidis Lab is part of the “Laboratory of Biochemical Pharmacology” Division at the Department of Pediatrics surrounded by a diverse group of collaborative scientists. The lab is housed in the modern and open-space Health Sciences and Research Building. Emory University is one of the top US academic institutions with highly impactful research programs and provides access to core facilities with cutting-edge technologies. Emory is located in the suburbs of Atlanta, a vibrant metropolitan city that combines city life attractions inside a forest landscape. Candidates must be highly motivated, well organized, technically proficient, critically minded, and able to work independently but collaboratively with others. Candidates must possess a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD with a strong background in virology or other areas relevant to our research. To apply, email a cover letter describing research interests and career goals, CV, and contact information for 3 references to: (Lefteris Michailidis). See below link to the official job ad:

Education Requirement:
PhD in relevant fields
Years of Experience:
Required Skills & Areas of Study:
  • virology
  • cell culture
  • molecular biology
commensurate with experience

List of preferred technical skills (not all necessary): Molecular cloning (mutagenesis, lentiviral vectors); Cell culture (cell lines, primary cells); Mouse experience (handling mice, tissue harvest); Molecular biology methods (Western blot, microscopy, flow cytometry, ELISA); Bioinformatics analysis (RNA-Seq analysis); Protein expression/purification Assay development (biochemical, cell-based, medium and high-throughput). 

Health Sciences Research Building
1760 Haygood Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30322
Health Sciences Research Building I - Rm E218
Atlanta , Georgia 30322
Lefteris Michailidis, PhD