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Open Postdoctoral position, faculty mentor Shirit Einav

Important Info

Faculty Sponsor (Last, First Name): 
Einav, Shirit
Stanford Departments and Centers: 
Med: Infectious Diseases
Postdoc Appointment Term: 
2-5 years
Appointment Start Date: 
between now and Dec 2022
How to Submit Application Materials: 

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The Einav Lab at Stanford University School of Medicine invites applications for highly creative and motivated Postdoctoral Fellows with background in Immunology and/or Virology.

Required Qualifications: 

We have positions for postdoctoral scholars interested in two distinct areas:
1. Understanding the pathogenesis of emerging viral infections in humans and discovering novel biomarkers and drug targets to predict and prevent severe disease.
• Must have a PhD and be a good team player.
• Experience with the innate and/or adaptive immune systems.
(Experience in systems immunology is not a must.)
2. Studying the roles of various cellular machineries in the life cycle of emerging viruses (flaviviruses, coronaviruses, alphaviruses) and as targets for broad-spectrum antiviral strategies.
• Must have a PhD and be a good team player.
• Experience with molecular virology, cell biology (ideally intracellular membrane trafficking), biochemistry, and/or drug discovery.

Required Application Materials: 
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact information for three referees
  • A short statement describing the candidate’s training and future goals


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.