Job Description

Requisition Number 06234
Department Name: Immunology and Microbiology - CA
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Postdoctoral Associate
Position Summary:

The Torbett lab has a long-standing interest in understanding the biochemical and structural evolution of HIV in response to anti-retroviral treatment. HIV adapts to inhibitors and generates inhibitor resistance, yet maintains viral fitness. To follow individual HIV changes in the viral swarm in patients we are developing novel sequencing methodologies. Currently, we have an opening for a Scripps Research Postdoctoral Associate (from 0-3 years of previous postdoctoral experience) interested in applying novel sequencing methodologies to follow HIV evolution in patients undergoing inhibitor treatment.

Experience in sequencing, RNA biology, virology, and some computational skills will be needed. The Postdoctoral Associate will also be a member of the HIV Interaction in Evolution Center (HIVE) (, which is focused on obtaining at the atomic level an understanding of the structural and dynamic relationships between interacting human host cell and HIV macromolecules in the HIV life cycle.

Position Description
Location: San Diego, California
Additional Information:

Experience in sequencing, RNA biology, virology, and some computational skills will be needed.

Physical Requirements:

This position works in a laboratory or vivarium environment. Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

Must possess a doctoral degree. A pending doctoral degree may be considered with approval of the Principal Investigator.

Preferred Qualifications:
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Postdoctoral
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