Postdoctoral Associate- Martins Lab

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Work type: Post Doc Associate
Location: Palm Beach
Categories: Research/Scientific/Grants

Classification Title:

Postdoctoral Associate

Job Description:
The Martins lab in the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at UF Scripps Biomedical Research is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research fellow to lead an NIH-funded project investigating immune interventions to combat perinatal HIV infection. The overarching goal of this work is to test whether gene therapy with a potent and broad HIV/SIV entry inhibitor can prevent and treat SIV infection in infant rhesus macaques.
A Postdoctoral Associate is a direct pay individual in a Division 3 status. Postdoctoral Associates are appointed positions for the purpose of developing scholarly competence, working under the supervision of a Scripps Research Faculty member. These appointments are normally not renewed beyond a total of six years. Postdoctoral Associates cannot apply for external funding either as a Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator without prior approval from a Departmental Chair. Postdoctoral Associates do not have consulting privileges.
Expected Salary:

Salary will commensurate with experience and will follow NIH guidelines.

Minimum Requirements:

Interested candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Applicants should have a strong background in the immunology and virology of HIV/SIV infection.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Candidates will also be expected to work independently and as part of a team of collaborators.
  • Experience working with nonhuman primates is preferred. 
  • Less than 3 years of postdoctoral experience preferred
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, please Interested candidates should submit: a cover letter (including experience, research and career goals, and interests as related to our research), Curriculum Vitae, and complete contact information for at least three professional references.

The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at   

The position is open until filled.  Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Health Assessment Required: Yes


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