Mentor: Dr. Louise T. Chow,  Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Stem Cell Institute, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow to study the role of novel therapeutic approaches to inhibit HPV-18 amplification in 3-D raft cultures. We are searching for a highly motivated scientist interested in the area of anti-viral research. Experience working with mammalian cell culture, biochemistry of nucleic acids (DNA and RNA), protein and real time PCR analysis is essential. Experience in retrovirus and lentivirus mediated transduction, PCR based mutagenesis, chromatin immunoprecipitation and analysis of transcriptional regulations would be beneficial. Experience in bioinformatics analysis will be of added advantage.
Experience in writing scientific publications and verbal presentation of data is required. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Virology, Genetics or related discipline with experience documented by first author publications.  A competitive salary will be offered, commensurate with years of experience and training. A pre-employment background check is performed on candidates selected for employment. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest together with a comprehensive curriculum vitae to: by April 30, 2017. 

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. 

A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.

About UAB:

UAB is a highly collegial and interactive environment. UAB has an active Office of Postdoctoral Education (OPE) which provides mentoring and career guidance. Competitive postdoc awards are available including internships, grant incentives, funds to enhance education and collaboration outside UAB, and teaching opportunities at local universities. A Postdoc Research Day with monetary awards is held annually. UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and family-friendly environment. To learn more about the University of Alabama at Birmingham, please visit