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University of Texas Medical Branch
National Galveston Laboratory

• Location: Galveston, TX, USA.
• Posting Date: Aug, 2019

Job Description

Two postdoctoral fellow positions related to emerging viruses which require work in biocontainment, including but not limited to Ebola, Marburg and Lassa viruses, is available in the laboratory of Dr. Alexander Bukreyev, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Specific areas of research are related but not limited to antibodies and vaccines. The successful candidate is expected to run research projects, write manuscripts, present data at national and international conferences, assist the PI in writing progress reports, grant proposals, protocols of animal experiments, assist in supervision of Ph.D. students and research associates. The work will include experiments in BSL-4 and BSL-2 labs. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and should have experience in virology, viral immunology and/or molecular biology. A documented experience of work under BSL-4 (preferably) and/or BSL3 biocontainment is desirable. Applicants should be highly motivated, able to conduct independent research, and have publications in internationally recognized English language journals. Excellent communication skills and writing skills are required.


Postdoc candidates will be able to apply to the next calls:

Pew Latin American Fellowship. The documentation should be sent to Dr. Uriel L. Lemus by Sept 13, 2019. The deadline for this call is Sept 25, 2019.
• CONACYT fellowship.

These positions are for Mexican applicants only.

Additional requirements:

• BSL3 and BSL4 trainings are preferred. BSL2 work under this position is limited.
• SNI-CONACYT credential is preferred, but it is not a limitation.
• Advanced skills in English language is preferred. Interviews will be in both Spanish and English.

For those interested, please submit:

1) Curriculum vitae
2) Cover letter
3) List of 3 references

Documents should be in English.

The documentation should be sent to Dr. Uriel L. Lemus (ulemus@cebgid.org).

Contact information:

Dr. Uriel L. Lemus
Center for Biodefense and Global Infectious Diseases
E-mail: ulemus@cebgid.org

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