Post-doc position studying the role of the microbiome in the outcome of human respiratory viral infections

(Ref#: 340324)

University of Minnesota

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

This is a research position in a laboratory studying mechanisms by which respiratory viruses like influenza and respiratory syncytial virus cause disease in humans. We take an integrative approach incorporating the respiratory microbiota, viruses and host immune system in both model systems and clinical studies. Our lab seeks to foster an inclusive environment in which members from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to develop their skills of scientific inquiry. A successful candidate will be a curious, self-motivated team player with an interest in mentoring junior scientists. The position offers the opportunity to interact with physician-scientists and develop skills in a variety of research techniques, experimental approaches and research questions relevant to human health, including primary human cell culture, molecular virology and analysis of microbiome data. The researcher will be encouraged to present and publish their research.

Education Requirement:
PhD
Required Skills & Areas of Study:
  • respiratory viruses
  • primary cell culture
  • microbiome
  • computational biology
Salary:
49,000
Location:
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Pediatrics
2001 6th Street SE
3-218 MTRF
Minneapolis , MN 55455
US
Contact:
Beth Thielen, MD, PhD