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

An NIH-funded postdoctoral fellow position is available in the Kielian laboratory at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. Our lab uses enveloped alphaviruses as highly developed and medically important systems to study virus entry and virus biogenesis at the molecular level. We are looking for a motivated and creative postdoctoral candidate to work on projects relating to virus assembly and genome packaging (e.g., Brown et al, Nat Comm. 2020,  DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-18447-z ).

Our research uses multidisciplinary approaches to characterize the molecular interactions and mechanisms of viral and host cell components during the virus lifecycle. Projects take advantage of the interactive and collaborative atmosphere of our lab and research environment. Postdocs in the lab are provided individualized mentoring in all aspects of career development. Further information and links to publications are on the lab and faculty websites:

SKILLS:  Candidates with a strong background in virology, biochemistry, molecular biology and/or cell biology are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have strong research skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. To apply, please email a CV with a list of your publications, a short description of research experience, and the names and contact information for 3 references to: . Please make the email subject "Kielian Postdoctoral Application."  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

Education Requirement:

Our laboratory is in the Cell Biology Department at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine ( ). The department has a strong and interactive community of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students working in diverse areas of cell biology. The college has an outstanding academic environment with excellent core research facilities and an active postdoctoral association that sponsors a wide range of training opportunities ( ). The college is located in a pleasant residential Bronx community with easy access to the outstanding cultural and recreational opportunities of New York. Subsidized postdoctoral housing is available through the college.


The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Our group is committed to collegiality, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Albert Einstein Main Campus
Department of Cell Biology
1300 Morris Park Ave
Bronx , NY 10461
Margaret Kielian, PhD