A postdoctoral position is available immediately to study the interactions between mosquito-borne viruses and their hosts, with particular focus on productive versus abortive interactions of eastern and Venezuelan equine encephalitis viruses with host cells and tissues and the effect of such interactions on cell responses and disease. The candidate should have a PhD degree and be familiar with basic techniques in molecular biology, cell biology and immunology. Research experience in RNA virology, immunology, viral pathogenesis and/or signal transduction is highly desirable. Individuals with experience working in BSL-3 containment are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States and will be required to obtain Department of Justice security clearance for work with Select Agents and Toxins, as required by Federal regulation. Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the name, address, e-mail and telephone number for three references to William B. Klimstra, Center for Vaccine Research, University of Pittsburgh, 8036 BST3, 3501 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15261. Tel: 412-648-5962; Email: email@example.com; website: http://cvr.pitt.edu/people/william-klimstra-phd.
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