Postdoctoral Position in Influenza Virus Research at the University of Pittsburgh

Posted on September 27,

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Nara Lee at the University of Pittsburgh. We are seeking a highly motivated and creative candidate to join our team to study how the genome of influenza virus is organized prior to virion assembly.

We apply cutting-edge technologies entailing next-generation sequencing to study RNA-RNA, RNA-protein, and RNA-chromatin interactions. Applicants are expected to have a PhD or MD. Experience and training in one or more of the following areas is recommended: RNA biology, influenza virology, bioinformatics or other related fields. For more information visit our lab’s webpage at mmg.pitt.edu/person/nara-lee.

Recent related publications:

  • Genome-wide analysis of influenza viral RNA and nucleoprotein association.
    Nucleic Acids Research, 2017
  • Mapping of Influenza Virus RNA-RNA Interactions Reveals a Flexible Network.
    Cell Reports, 2020

This position is available immediately. Funding is available for two years with the possibility of extension.

To apply: Please email a cover letter describing your motivation for this position and CV to Dr. Nara Lee at [email protected].