Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and 3 references to Dr. Collins by email: email@example.com
Salary is commensurate with experience
Three NIH-funded postdoctoral fellow positions are available to study mechanisms of HIV persistence Dr. Collins’ lab in the Department of Internal Medicine University of Michigan Medical School. NIH-funded projects include:
(1) Development of strategies to promote immune clearance; (2) identification of sources of persistent virus and (3) single cell analysis of in vivo viral reservoirs and in vitro models of latency. Funded projects are also available to understand
(1) the role of Vpr in macrophages and (2) interactions between infected lymphocytes and intestinal barrier epithelium.
The successful candidate will join a well-established team of diverse researchers and will have the opportunity to develop independent research projects. Previous postdoctoral fellows trained in the laboratory have become independent faculty members at research universities, senior scientists in pharmaceutical companies and leaders in government agencies.
Highly motivated candidates with a Ph.D. in virology, immunology, cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, or genetics are encouraged to apply.
Experience in virology would be particularly helpful.
The Collins laboratory is located in a large institution offering state-of-the-art equipment and core facilities. Please refer to our recent publications at:
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