Post-doctoral position in HIV-1 research

(Ref#: 50188078)

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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

Applications are invited for a full-time Post-Doctoral position available in the Romerio Lab at the Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. The position is open to a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to join our efforts to investigate the mechanisms of HIV-1 persistence with the aim of developing a functional cure.

The selected candidate will join a team investigating the HIV-1 antisense gene ASP, and will contribute to elucidate its role in viral replication, spread and persistence. These studies will utilize cellular and molecular approaches in the context of in vitro and in vivo models. Moreover, the candidate will contribute to develop a gene therapy-based approach to achieve a functional cure for HIV-1.

Writing manuscripts, delivering oral presentations, and attending national and international scientific conferences related to the lab's research efforts will be strongly encouraged.

Education Requirement:
PhD, MD, DVM or equivalent doctoral level degree in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Virology, Biochemistry, Immunology or a related field in the biomedical sciences must be completed before the starting date for this position. Candidates in the final stages of completing their doctoral level degree are eligible to apply.
Years of Experience:
1-3 years of experience preferred
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience and based on current NIH NRSA postdoctoral stipend

Preferred technical skills include: Flow cytometry; Transfection; Cell culture (primary cells and cell lines); ELISA; Western Blot; RT-qPCR; DNA, RNA, Protein extraction; Viral infection, replication, production; Mouse studies.

Johns Hopkins Medical Campus
Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology
733 North Broadway
Room 829
Baltimore , MD 21205
Fabio Romerio,