Postdoctoral fellow - Immune responses to HIV infection

Washington University in St. Louis

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

NIH-funded 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 innate and adaptive immune response to HIV-1 and other retroviruses. These positions will provide an excellent opportunity for the successful candidates to pursue a career in the field of virology or immunology.

Ongoing Projects

• The CARD8 inflammasome in HIV pathogenesis and viral reservoirs

• Control of HIV-1 infection by NK cells and macrophages.

• HIV-1 reservoirs in CD4+ T cells and macrophages.

• Novel humanized mouse models for HIV infection and immunotherapy

Additional information can be found at

Our institute:

Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) has a rich history of success in research, education and patient care, earning it a reputation as one of the premier medical schools in the world. The University is internationally known for studies in infectious diseases and immunology. Additional information on being a postdoc at Washington University in St. Louis can be found at postdocs. The University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

Education Requirement:
• A PhD degree in microbiology, immunology or related field.

Interested candidates should send an application packet, including all of the following to Dr. Liang Shan at [email protected]

• Cover letter indicating current/future research interests and long-term plans.

• Expected starting date.

• Curriculum vitae.

• Brief summary of previous research experience (one page).

• Names and contact information for 3 references.

School of Medicine
Medicine/Infectious diseases
4523 Clayton Ave. Campus Box 8051
St. Louis , MO 63110
Liang Shan, PhD