Postdoctoral Fellow

Staff Name: 
Wei-Shau Hu, Ph.D.
HIV Dynamics and Replication Program
Retroviral Replication Laboratory
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Multiple Positions Available: 
Research Area Keywords: 

HIV, retrovirus, retroviral assembly and reverse transcription

Position Description: 

A postdoctoral position is available in the Viral Recombination Section (VRS), HIV Dynamics and Replication Program, CCR.  The VRS studies retroviral replication using human immunodeficiency viruses and other retroviruses, with a particular emphasis on the mechanisms of viral RNA biology, specific RNA packaging, virus assembly, and HIV replication.  Molecular tools and advanced imaging approaches are used to dissect various aspects of viral replication mechanisms.  A more complete description of the projects can be found at

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Experience Required: 

Interested candidates must have a Ph.D. and/or an M.D. and have less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience. Applicants must have a strong background in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, and/or virology.

Additional Information: 

The stipend starts at $54,100, commensurate with experience. This is a time-limited, renewable appointment.

How To Apply: 

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV including bibliography, and contact information for three references to:

Wei-Shau Hu, Ph.D.
Viral Recombination Section
HIV Dynamics and Replication Program
National Cancer Institute at Frederick
P.O. Box B, Building 535, Room 336
Frederick, MD 21702-1201


Contact Name: 
Wei-Shau Hu
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