Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein)

Post Doctoral Positions in HIV-1 latency, neuropathogenesis and budding

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Bronx, NY, United States

The Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine is seeking to fill a post-doctoral position immediately. Highly motivated PhDs are needed to take part in exciting HIV/AIDS projects.
Our research is focused on the viral and host determinants of HIV-1 neuropathogenesis, modulation of ESCRT complexes in HIV-1 release and the effect of drugs of abuse on HIV-1 latency reactivation. Individuals interested in learning about the published work from the laboratory can visit the laboratory website at:
The person to be appointed will have the opportunity to spearhead an exciting project designed to unravel the molecular mechanisms of HIV replication or HIV neuropathogenesis using virological and cell culture methods. He/she will be able to interact with expert scientists and physicians at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine as well as other collaborating institutions.

The candidates should have a PhD in Virology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or a closely related field. Applicants with experience in molecular biology and cloning, cell culture, flow cytometry, microscopy, or other molecular and cell biological techniques are preferred. Applicants with additional qualifications in biochemical and genetic techniques, CRISPR/Cas9 technology are also encouraged to apply.

Please email Dr. Vinayaka R. Prasad at

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.


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