Two postdoctoral positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. Liang Shan in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine. The Shan lab studies immunobiology of HIV-1 infection. These positions will provide an excellent opportunity for the successful candidates to pursue a career in the field of virology or immunology.
Innate sensing of retroviruses.
HIV-1 reservoirs in tissue-resident CD4+ T cells and macrophages.
Control of HIV-1 infection by NK cells and macrophages.
Development of humanized mouse models for HIV infection and immune responses.
Additional information about the lab can be found at https://sites.wustl.edu/shanlab/.
Ph.D. degree in microbiology, immunology or a related field.
Strong written and oral communication skills, as evidenced by peer-reviewed journals.
Ability to work independently and communicate with laboratory staff and investigators.
Applicant Special Instructions
Interested candidates should send an application packet, including all of the following to Dr. Liang Shan at email@example.com.
Cover letter indicating current/future research interests and long-term plans.
Brief summary of previous research experience (one page).
Names and contact information for three references.
Information on being a postdoc at Washington University in St. Louis can be found at https://postdoc.wustl.edu/prospective-postdocs-2/.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
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