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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
Postdoctoral Fellow positions are available in the newly established Michailidis Lab at Emory University. The lab focuses on Virus-Host interactions using innovative tools including state-of-the-art targeted and whole-genome CRISPR screens, bulk and singlecell transcriptomics and a set of molecular, virological and biochemical assays across different viruses (HBV, HIV, SARS-CoV-2). The lab has also a special interest in liverrelated studies including viral hepatitis, fatty liver disease, and immunometabolism employing advanced primary human hepatocyte culture systems and humanized liverchimeric mice. The Michailidis Lab is part of the "Laboratory of Biochemical Pharmacology" Division at the Department of Pediatrics surrounded by a diverse group of collaborative scientists. The lab is housed in the modern and open-space Health Sciences and Research Building. Emory University is one of the top US academic institutions with highly impactful research programs and provides access to core facilities with cutting-edge technologies. Emory is located in the suburbs of Atlanta, a vibrant metropolitan city that combines city life attractions inside a forest landscape.Candidates must be highly motivated, well organized, technically proficient, critically minded, and able to work independently but collaboratively with others. Candidates must possess a PhD, MD, or MD/PhD with a strong background in virology or other areas relevant to our research.
List of preferred technical skills (not all necessary)Molecular cloning (mutagenesis, lentiviral vectors)Cell culture (cell lines, primary cells)Mouse experience (handling mice, tissue harvest)Molecular biology methods (Western blot, microscopy, flow cytometry, ELISA)Bioinformatics analysis (RNA-Seq analysis)Protein expression/purificationAssay development (biochemical, cell-based, medium and high-throughput)
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.
To apply, Please submit online a a cover letter describing research interests and career goals, CV, andcontact information for 3 references. Inquiries can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org (Lefteris Michailidis)
For more information about the PI and his work please see the following links:https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Gno3KH8AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=aohttps://www.linkedin.com/in/lefteris-michailidis-b0808425/https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Eleftherios-Michailidis
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