Postdoc, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Postdoc
  • Developing broadly active antiviral therapies
  • Applications have closed
Lab Website: ralph-s-baric-phd

Baric_Lab Chapel Hill, North Carolina


The person to fill this position will be part of a team performing highly relevant translational research whose ultimate goal is to develop broadly active antiviral therapies. We aim to develop antivirals against coronavirus that we know about today and those that emerge in the future. The candidate will interact with both academic and industrial partners to achieve our goals. We are seeking candidates with extensive immunological, virological and/or molecular biology experience who can drive their own experiments in the lab. The Department of Epidemiology lab uses emerging coronaviruses as models to study the genetics of RNA virus transcription, replication, persistence, pathogenesis, genetics, and cross-species transmission as well as translational countermeasures.

Qualifications/Preferred Skillsets:

-Cell culture expertise required

-Expertise in use of mouse models required

-Excellent molecular biology skills required (i.e. experience with E. coli culture and DNA extraction, restriction digestions, PCR, DNA fragment purification, ligations, and eukaryotic cell transfections, DNA and RNA quantitation, RNA extractions)

-Successful candidate will have a basic understanding of rules and regulations required for working at biosafety levels 2 and 3

-Moderate to Extensive flow cytometry expertise preferred

-BSL3 experience is a plus but not required

-Willingness to work at BSL3 is required after proper training

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