Research Scientist/Post-doctoral Fellow

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

Outstanding Postdoctoral fellow/Research Associate sought to work on various vaccine projects related to viral infections in humans and animals.

Qualification:  A Ph.D. degree in microbiology/molecular biology with at least 3 years of working experience in the field of molecular virology.  Practical knowledge of viral isolation, propagation, gene cloning, gene expression, plasmid purification, Western blotting and ELISA is required.  Ability to work with viral pathogens and laboratory animals (e.g. mice and hamsters) under Biosafety level-2 and BL3 is required.  Computer skills, DNA sequence analysis and ability to work with Databases would be helpful. 

Description of duties:  Implement and assist on the completion of the assigned research projects.  Work on projects related to vaccine development targeting human and animal viruses such as Influenza and Coronaviruses. 
Interested candidates should email the following application materials to  Professor Adel M. Talaat ( 
•    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.

Consistents with the University of Wisconsin-Madison benefits
Education Requirement:
A Ph.D. degree in molecular virology
Years of Experience:
At least 3 years of working experience with molecular virology before or after the Ph.D. degree
External job URL:
Based on the University of Wisconsin-Madison pay scale
Hanson Building
Pathobiological Sciences
1656 Linden Drive Pathobiological Sciences
Madison , WI 53706
Adel Talaat, M.V.Sc., P