Research Scientist position Available

Rick Rick at
Fri May 2 04:54:30 EST 2003

A funded position of Research Scientist is immediately available to
study the molecular mechanisms regulating the pathogenesis of
herpesviruses.  Current projects include studies with herpes simplex
virus and human and animal cytomegalovirus.

Minimum requirements: A recent Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g.
Microbiology, Virology, Biochemistry, Biology etc).   The successful
candidate will have peer-reviewed publications that demonstrate
experience and skills in production of infectious herpesvirus
Bacterial Artificial Chromosomes (BACs), as well as state of the art
homologous recombination strategies such as the Red/ET systems.
Demonstrated skills in one or more of these additional areas are also
required: Protein/DNA interactions; molecular genetics; tissue
specific gene expression; immunohistochemistry; in situ hybridization;
protein biochemistry; prokaryotic and eukaryotic protein expression;
or related fields.

Qualified candidates will be expected to work with a high degree of
independence and to acquire their own extramural research funding.
Candidates will be responsible for training and directing research
personnel hired on their grants.  They will work in conjunction with
the PIs to design, execute and interpret experiments, and write
scientific papers.  Other duties include direction and training of
laboratory personnel and graduate students, some general laboratory
maintenance and record keeping, and compliance with regulatory
agencies including radiation safety and OSHA.   
The University of Cincinnati is committed to diversity in the

To apply electronically send your Curriculum Vitae and the names of
three professional references including their addresses, telephone
numbers and preferably email addresses to
Richard(dot)Thompson(at)UC(dot)edu.  Alternately, hard copy
applications can be sent to:

Richard Thompson, Ph.D.
University of Cincinnati School of Medicine
Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry
and Microbiology
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0524


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