Emory University Post Doctoral Fellowship in Atlanta, Georgia

73799BR

Job Requisition ID:

73799BR

Department:

834250:ECAS: Emory Inst for Drug Disc

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: A position in Virology and Biochemistry is available at the Emory Institute for Drug Development (EIDD) for highly motivated individual seeking to build a career in biochemistry and virology of RNA viruses. The project will focus on understanding of the nucleosides use as antivirals and analysis of their antiviral resistance.

Our department (EIDD) is dedicated to the identification and development of nucleoside-based inhibitors suitable for treatment and prevention of serious diseases resulted from viral infections that affect hundreds of millions people worldwide. The successful applicants will join a research group working on different aspects of the genetics and biochemistry of viral encoded RNA polymerases.

Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.

Operating Unit/Division:

Emory College

Job Title:

Post Doctoral Fellowship

This position involves::

Not Applicable

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in virology, biochemistry or related field is required. Candidates with previous experience in viral polymerase biochemistry demonstrated by good publication record should apply. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in the purification and characterization of viral polymerase proteins. Experience in viral replicons is a plus, but not required. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:

Regular

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