Postdoctoral Fellow in Molecular Virology and Vaccine Development

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

An enthusiastic post-doctoral fellow with a Ph.D. degree in virology/molecular biology with working experience in the field of viral pathogenesis and vaccine development is expected to be a perfect candidate for this position. Practical knowledge of viral isolation, propagation, gene cloning, gene expression, plasmid purification, Western blotting, flow cytometry and ELISA will match the needs of ongoing projects at Talaat’ laboratory. Ability to work with viral pathogens and laboratory animals (e.g. mice, ferrets and chickens) under Biosafety level-2 and BL3 are required. Computer skills, DNA sequence analysis and ability to work with Databases would be helpful. The fellow will help to implement and assist on the completion of the assigned research projects. Work on projects related to vaccine development and pathogenesis targeting human and animal viruses such as Avian Influenza, Avian Coronavirus and SARS-CoV-2. 

Education Requirement:
Years of Experience:
Based on the University of Wisconsin-Madison pay scale

Interested candidates should email the following application materials to

Professor Adel M. Talaat, [email protected]:

• Cover letter/summary statement of personal objective and research interests.

• Curriculum Vitae including 2-3 names for references.

• Letters of references will be requested from finalists.

Main Campus
Pathobiological Sciences
1656 Linden Dr
Madison , WI 53706
Adel Talaat, M.V.Sc., P