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Job Summary – Req 69
Postdoctoral Scientist – Martinez-Sobrido Lab
**This position is not subject to the recruitment suspension.
A Postdoctoral Scientist position in Molecular Biology, Virology and Immunology is available in the laboratory of Dr. Luis Martinez-Sobrido at Texas Biomedical Research Institute. Dr. Luis Martinez-Sobrido’s research interest focuses on the molecular biology and in the evasion of the innate immune response by viruses, mainly influenza, arenavirus, coronavirus and Zika. The laboratory is also interested in the identification and characterization of new prophylactic and therapeutic countermeasures to combat viral infections. As a result, Dr. Martinez-Sobrido’s laboratory is part of the New York Influenza Center of Excellence (NYICE), one of the NIAID Centers of Excellence in Influenza Research and Surveillance (CEIRS) network.
The postdoctoral fellow will work with a vibrant and international collaborative group of virologists and immunologists in direct interaction/collaboration with other virologists and immunologists at Texas Biomed and other research institutes.
Requirements for this position are: Qualifications include a PhD degree in molecular biology, virology or immunology. Ideal candidates should have training and experience in molecular biology, immunology and virology. The qualified candidate should also have strong written and oral communication skills. Please include a statement of research interest with your application.
This is a full time salaried (exempt) position. Texas Biomed business hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Texas Biomed is committed to a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen is required.
Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, AD&D, and long-term disability insurances. Educational assistance program, paid holidays, vacation, sick/emergency leave, retirement plan.
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