• Research Scientist
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

A Research Scientist I, II or III position related to emerging viruses which require work in biocontainment, including but not limited to Lassa, Ebola and Marburg viruses, is available in the laboratory of Dr. Alexander Bukreyev, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Specific areas of research are related but not limited to vaccines, monoclonal antibodies and epigenetic mechanisms of transcriptional response to viral infections. The successful candidate is expected to run research projects, write manuscripts, present data at national and international conferences, assist the PI in writing progress reports, grant proposals, protocols of animal experiments, assist in supervision of Ph.D. students and research associates. The work will include experiments in BSL-4, BSL-3 and BSL-2 labs. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and should have experience in virology, viral immunology and/or molecular virology. A documented experience of work under BSL-4 and/or BSL3 biocontainment is desirable. Applicants should be highly motivated, able to conduct independent research, and have publications in internationally recognized English language journals. Excellent communication skills and writing skills are required. Interested candidates should email their CV to Dr. Alexander Bukreyev,

UTMB is situated on Galveston Island that features access to beaches, parks and a Victorian downtown area with nice restaurants and pubs. Galveston is located only 50 miles from the center of Houston, one of the largest and most diverse cities in the United States, and 25 minutes from League City a fast-growing and affordable city that has one of the best school systems in the state.

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Education Requirement:
Ph.D. in virology, immunology and/or molecular biology
Galveston National Laboratory (main campus)
301 University Boulevard
Galveston , Texas 77573
Alexander Bukreyev, Ph.D.