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Research Associate
CHAPEL HILL NC 27515
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Research Associate
Position Summary
This position will be responsible for testing prophylactic and therapeutic compounds in mouse models that recapitulate human disease phenotypes for highly pathogenic human respiratory coronaviruses. Specifically, this position will be responsible for evaluating novel drugs to prevent and or treat highly pathogenic human coronavirus infection. In addition, this position will be responsible for identifying possible candidate vaccination strategies to prevent human coronavirus infection in na?ve populations.
This position requires an applicant with experience developing vaccination strategies, drug treatment regimens and working with mouse models of human disease specifically focusing on highly pathogenic human coronaviruses. The ideal candidate will have experience working with rodent animal models under biosafety 3 containment. Successful candidates should have a working knowledge and/or training in the fields of virology, infectious clone manipulation and virus rescue, immunology, molecular biology and RNA biology as well as being capable of managing large multi-year studies requiring significant data analysis and working as part of a team.
Educational Requirements
PhD in Virology
Qualifications and Experience
4 or more years experience as a postdoctoral fellow required
This position requires an applicant with experience developing vaccination strategies, drug treatment regimens and working with mouse models of human disease specifically focusing on highly pathogenic human coronaviruses. The ideal candidate will have experience working with rodent animal models under biosafety 3 containment. Successful candidates should have a working knowledge and/or training in the fields of virology, infectious clone manipulation and virus rescue, immunology, molecular biology and RNA biology as well as being capable of managing large multi-year studies requiring significant data analysis and working as part of a team.
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If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.
*Position Type:* Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
*Department:* Epidemiology - Ops-463501
*Working Title:* Research Associate
*Appointment Type:* EHRA Non-Faculty Research
*Position Posting Category:* Research Professionals
*Salary Range:* Dependent on Qualifications
*Full Time/Part Time?:* Full-Time Permanent
*Hours per Week:* 40
*Vacancy ID:* NF0003102
*Position ID:* 20017279
*Posting Open Date:* 05/16/2018
*Open Until Filled:* Yes
*Proposed Start Date:* 06/18/2018
*Department Contact Name and Title:* Amy Sims
*Department Contact Telephone or Email:* sims0018@email.unc.edu

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