Post Doctoral Position in virus-host interactions

University of Texas Med Branch

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

A post-doctoral position is available immediately in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, in the field of host-pathogen interactions and innate immune responses to viruses.

The lab research focuses on the regulation of innate immune signaling pathways by ubiquitin and the E3-ubiquitin ligase TRIM family of proteins, and evasion of immune responses by highly pathogenic viruses (the project available is on Ebola virus).

For further information on the research program, visit our website:

The potential candidates should have a Ph.D degree in one of the following fields: Biology/Life Sciences, Immunology, Virology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology or Biochemistry.

The applicants should have a strong background in Immunology, Virology, Biochemistry and Cell Biology, and demonstrable experience using modern biochemical, cellular and molecular techniques as well as animal models (mice).

Technical experience in multicolor flow cytometry, molecular cloning and virus plaque assays is required.   

Research experience in innate immune signaling and ubiquitin assays is desirable but not essential.

To apply, send your curriculum vitae and a cover letter with a statement of research and technical experience by e-mail to Dr. Ricardo Rajsbaum at Please make sure to include in your letter why you are interested in joining this lab and how do you think your interests match this lab.

Education Requirement:
Years of Experience:
At least 4 years lab experience
UTMB Galveston main campus
Microbiology and Immunology
301 University Blvd, MRB-4.1421
Galveston , TX 77555
Ricardo Rajsbaum, PhD