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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Faculty Position in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University, Department of Pediatrics is seeking a junior faculty member to join an innovative interdisciplinary team focusing on studies the mechanisms of enveloped virus entry into cells and its regulation by host factors. We combine molecular/cell biology, biophysics and quantitative microscopy techniques, such as single particle tracking and super-resolution imaging, to investigate the early steps of viral infection – membrane fusion, transport and uncoating of the viral core. To gain structural insights into virus entry intermediates, we are implementing correlative light-cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-CLEM) techniques.

A qualified candidate should have a Ph.D. degree, postdoctoral training in a relevant field, and excellent publications. Emory University provides excellent training and collaborative environment for research.

For more information regarding projects in the laboratory, please visit: http://www.pedsresearch.org/research-group/melikian-lab and http://www.pediatrics.emory.edu/divisions/infectiousdisease/research/melikian/index.html.

Interested applicants should apply online and contact Dr. Gregory Melikian (aka Melikyan) at gmeliki@emory.edu.

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Job Number 61295

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Peds: Infectious Disease

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials.

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