A postdoctoral scientist position is available in Dr. Tafesse’s lab in the Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon.
The research interest of the Tafesse lab includes 1) host lipid-pathogen interactions; 2) Identification of host factors essential for pathogenesis of viruses (flaviviruses, HIV and SARS-CoV-2) and M. tuberculosis using lipidomic, proteomic and metabolomic approaches; 3) generation of Alpaca-derived single-domain antibodies (also known as nanobodies) against the virulent factors of M. tuberculosis for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes. For more information please visit our website www.ohsu.edu/mmi/tafesse
Successful applicants will be generously offered with NIH guideline-based salary and benefits, in addition to being a member of a high-quality research team and a collaborative research environment of OHSU.
Candidates should have recently completed PhD training or equivalent, and demonstrate evidence of having a strong research interest in the various biological sciences with emphasis in big data analysis as well as statistics. The candidates should also have self-motivation, independent research ability, communication skills, and be able to work in a team.
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Applicants should apply online, please upload a CV, research statement, and the contact information of references.