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Postdoctoral Scholar in Retrovirology
Pennsylvania State University in
 
 
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Date Posted 10/14/2020
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Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Postdoctoral Position in Retrovirology

Penn State College of Medicine

Hershey, PA

The Departments of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology seek an exceptional candidate to pursue postdoctoral studies in the area of retrovirology. This NIH-funded project focuses on understanding the molecular and biophysical underpinnings of retrovirus genomic RNA packaging and virus particle assembly.  The successful candidate will demonstrate scientific curiosity and creativity, a strong work ethic, and show strong potential for independent investigation. Applicants should possess a recent Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in biology, virology, molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, or related fields.

The ideal candidate will have strong laboratory experience in areas including virology, advanced imaging approaches, intracellular trafficking, cell and molecular biology, and data analytics analysis. Successful candidates will have a strong track record of publication and will be expected to develop an innovative research project, perform high quality experiments with data analysis, contribute to the writing of manuscripts and grant applications, and demonstrate proficiency in English speaking and writing. The candidate will be joining a strong team led by Dr. Leslie Parent, Professor of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology and Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Studies. The Penn State College of Medicine, located in Hershey, PA provide an exceptional training environment for young scientists, including an active postdoctoral society. Salary will be based on the NIH postdoctoral stipend scale. Interested applicants should upload the following materials, preferably as a single PDF file (provide website for applications)
 

Cover letter describing current and future research interests and anticipated start date Curriculum vitae Brief summary (2 pages) of previous research experience Names and contact information for 3 references familiar with your previous research experience
 

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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Hershey, PA

CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

If you are a current employee (faculty, staff, technical service, or student) at Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . If you are a current student at Penn State and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process .

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Postdoctoral Position in Retrovirology

Penn State College of Medicine

Hershey, PA

The Departments of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology seek an exceptional candidate to pursue postdoctoral studies in the area of retrovirology. This NIH-funded project focuses on understanding the molecular and biophysical underpinnings of retrovirus genomic RNA packaging and virus particle assembly.  The successful candidate will demonstrate scientific curiosity and creativity, a strong work ethic, and show strong potential for independent investigation. Applicants should possess a recent Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in biology, virology, molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, or related fields.

The ideal candidate will have strong laboratory experience in areas including virology, advanced imaging approaches, intracellular trafficking, cell and molecular biology, and data analytics analysis. Successful candidates will have a strong track record of publication and will be expected to develop an innovative research project, perform high quality experiments with data analysis, contribute to the writing of manuscripts and grant applications, and demonstrate proficiency in English speaking and writing. The candidate will be joining a strong team led by Dr. Leslie Parent, Professor of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology and Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Studies. The Penn State College of Medicine, located in Hershey, PA provide an exceptional training environment for young scientists, including an active postdoctoral society. Salary will be based on the NIH postdoctoral stipend scale. Interested applicants should upload the following materials, preferably as a single PDF file (provide website for applications)
 

Cover letter describing current and future research interests and anticipated start date Curriculum vitae Brief summary (2 pages) of previous research experience Names and contact information for 3 references familiar with your previous research experience
 

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Affirmative Action

Penn State Policies

Copyright Information

Hotlines

Hershey, PA

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