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Institution Faculty of Medicine - Max von Pettenkofer Institute, Virology, at LMU Munich
Remuneration group TV-L
Full-time / Part-time Full-time (100%)
Start date For three years in the laboratory of Prof. Oliver T. Keppler.
Application deadline 2022-08-31

About us:

We are interested in understanding the fundamental biology of HIV in primary cells of the immune system, including resting CD4 T cells and macrophages (**Nature Medicine 2012 Nov;18(11):1682-7, J Leukoc Biol. 2015 Jul;98(1):5-14; Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Mar 7;114(10):2729-2734). Recently, we have developed innovative methodology to study the function of cellular genes for HIV-1 infection in primary cells (Nature Methods 2022; 19: 81–89).

We are looking for you:

Postdoctoral Position in HIV Research (m/f/x)

in Munich

Your tasks and responsibilities:

We now seek to gain further insight into the molecular mechanisms that regulate restriction, susceptibility and latency of these important target cells ex vivo and in collaboration in humanized mouse models. 

Your qualifications:

The successful candidate will have an outstanding track record and practical experience in virology, ideally HIV, molecular biology or immunology. We expect strong communication skills and a high-level of intrinsic motivation.

Benefits:

We offer cutting-edge and internationally competitive research with high biomedical relevance in a stimulating and interactive scientific environment.

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 academic references until August 31st, 2022 to keppler@mvp.lmu.de.

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