Postdoc-Infectious Disease Research-Texas Tech University Health Science Center, USA (TX)


Location: TX, United States

Deadline: 31/07/2016


The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) offers programs in health professions, biomedical sciences,medicine, nursing, and pharmacy. TTUHSC is a multi-campus institution based in Lubbock with additional campuses located in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas, El Paso and the Permian Basin. TTUHSC serves more than 100 counties in the western portion of Texas. The university is a separate institution from Texas Tech University, and both universities are part of the Texas Tech University System.

The Center of Emphasis in Infectious Diseases at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso in Texas is seeking a highly motivated candidate for a Post-Doctoral Research Associate position to work with Dr. Manjunath N Swamy, Professor and Co-Director of the Center of Emphasis in Infectious Diseases. The candidate will participate in several aspects of viral (HIV, Zika) immunology and gene therapy research using humanized (BLT, DRAG, Tom and Mom) mice.

Minimum Qualifications: M.D/PhD degree in Biomedical Sciences (immunology, molecular biology or virology) is required. Expertise in infectious disease, immunology, molecular biology and mouse models are essential. Candidate should also possess the ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and to exercise independent judgment.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with gene editing techniques and humanized mouse models. Knowledge of related regulatory policies and procedures relevant to the field of research study (e.g.:IACUC).

A competitive salary and comprehensive benefits are available.

How to apply

Interested candidates must apply online at //, requisition 7977BR For further information, potential applicants may send CV and research interest summary to Manjunath. N Swamy, M.D.,

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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