The University of Georgia (UGA)

Post-doctoral fellow

Center for Vaccines and Immunology

Athens, GA, United States

Post-doctoral Training Fellowship, full time non-tenure-track at the University of Georgia, Center for Vaccines and Immunology (http://vet.uga.edu/cvi) Position involves leading a research team on the assess effectiveness and understanding the mechanisms of current and newly designed Universal or Broadly-Reactive Influenza Vaccines in humans.  Studies will focus on research in the areas of immunology, vaccine development, molecular biology, and/or virology to participate in a large multi-PI funded project on vaccine development and vaccine induced immune responses in pre-clinical and clinical cohorts.  Areas of interest are seasonal and pre-pandemic influenza.  Fellow position will involve contemporary and emerging technologies in influenza immunology and vaccine design and analysis in the new state-of-the-art laboratories.  Studies will use expertise in serology, flow cytometry, B and T cell immunology for analysis of acute and memory responses to determination of B cell clonotypes, development and analysis of monoclonal antibodies for epitope mapping and co-crystallization, and determine the underlying mechanisms of Universal Influenza candidates in both healthy adult and high-risk populations.  There is a possibility of working with small animals, blood, and tissue samples.  Capacity for independent work and ability to interact productively with colleagues are important.


Georgia is well known for its quality of life both outdoor and urban activities (www.georgia.gov). UGA (www.uga.edu) is a land grant/sea grant institution located 65 miles northeast of Atlanta. 

Please send CV to: Chair of Recruiting Committee, UGA, Center for Vaccines and Immunology, 501 D.W. Brooks Drive, CVI 1504, Athens, GA 30602 USA


Applications must be received by September 15, 2019. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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Post-doctoral fellow