Postdoctoral Position in HIV Research

Institution
Faculty of Medicine
Application deadline
15 Mar 2021
Contract duration
three years

The Virology (chair: Professor Keppler) of the Max von Pettenkofer Institute, at the LMU München, Munich, Germany offers a Postdoctoral Position in HIV Research for three years in the laboratory of Prof. Oliver T. Keppler.

We are interested in understanding the biology of HIV in primary cells of the immune system, including resting CD4 T cells and macrophages. Recently, we have developed groundbreaking methodologies for the efficient genetic manipulation of these “hard-to-manipulate” primary cells. We now seek to gain unprecedented insight into the molecular mechanisms that regulate HIV restriction and susceptibility of these important target cells ex vivo and in vivo.

For forther information: http://www.mvp.uni-muenchen.de

Requirements

The successful candidate will have an outstanding publication record and practical experience in virology, molecular biology, biochemistry and/or immunology. We expect a strong interest in virology, the ability to perform creative and independent research, and a very high level of motivation. We offer a highly interesting research topic with great biomedical relevance in a stimulating and interactive scientific environment at an internationally competitive level.

Benefits

The LMU research campus in Großhadern/Martinsried, at which our brand-new laboratories are located, offers world-class collaborations and access to core facilities.

Also possible in a part-time capacity.

People with disabilities who are equally as qualified as other applicants will receive preferential treatment.

Contact

Please send your applications with full CV including list of publications, letter of motivation, and references until March 15, 2021 to Prof. Dr. med. Oliver T. Keppler: keppler@mvp.lmu.de

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