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Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Virology at the University of Texas Health San Antonio

Employer
Univ. of Texas HSC at San Antonio
Location
San Antonio, Texas
Salary
Salary is commensurate with experience. Minimum salary for a postoc is currently at $56,484/year.
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

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Discipline
Health Science, Life Science
Job Type
Postdoctoral, Researcher
Employment - Hours
Full time
Duration
Fixed term
Qualification
PhD
Sector
Academia

Postdoctoral Fellow Position in Virology at the University of Texas Health San Antonio

 

We are seeking an outstanding postdoctoral fellow to join the dynamic team of Dr. Yan Xiang's laboratory in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Texas Health San Antonio. The postdoctoral position focuses on molecular virology, particularly in the context of SARS-CoV-2, and contributing to the development of novel antiviral strategies.

 

Research Focus:

The research focus of the Xiang lab is on virus-host interactions, with an emphasis on poxviruses and SARS-CoV-2. Our ongoing projects delve into innate immunity, viral replication mechanisms, and the development of antivirals and vaccines. Recent works from the lab were published in Science Advance (Zhang et al., 2023, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.adh8502) and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Peng et al., 2022, doi: 10.1073/pnas.2116550119).

 

Position Requirements:

Prospective applicants should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in virology, molecular biology, or related fields. A strong track record of publishing first-author papers is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. Minimum salary for a postoc is currently at $56,484/year.

 

 

 

How to Apply:

 

Interested candidates are invited to apply by sending an email to Dr. Yan Xiang (xiangy@uthscsa.edu) with a curriculum vitae and a brief description of their research achievements and interests.

 

About University of Texas Health San Antonio:

 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) is one of the country’s leading health science universities and is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. With missions of teaching, research, patient care and community engagement, its schools of medicine, nursing, dentistry, health professions, graduate biomedical sciences and public health have graduated more than 42,550 alumni who are leading change, advancing their fields and renewing hope for patients and their families throughout South Texas and the world. To learn about the many ways “We make lives better®,” visit UTHealthSA.org.

 

San Antonio is the 7th largest city in the U.S. with a beautiful historical downtown area. UT Health San Antonio is located at the gateway to the scenic Texas Hill Country, with many recreational options, a low cost of living, and an excellent public school system.

 

 

 

Contact Name: Yan Xiang, Ph.D.

 

Contact Email: xiangy@uthscsa.edu

 

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled

 

 

 

All postdoctoral appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

 

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