Research Associate

Company AHRI
Published 24/02/2020
12 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Duration _14_Months
The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is a multidisciplinary, independent research institute based across two sites in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Our goal is to become a source of fundamental discoveries into the susceptibility, transmission and cure of HIV, TB and related diseases. We also seek ways to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment.
Job Functions Clinical,Laboratory Work,Research,Science
Industries Academic,Healthcare,Ngo / Non-Profit,Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene,Research,Science & Technology
The AHRI Research Associate at the Sigal Lab would supervise and carry out an NIH R01 funded project to determine the source of the HIV reservoir in human tissue in the face of antiretroviral therapy. In addition, the Research Associate would play a key role in the functioning of the laboratory, including ensuring the smooth running of the laboratory, facilitation/supervision of a subset of projects, and participation in funding applications and reporting. The Research Associate requires experience in HIV reservoir research including single-cell techniques to detect HIV infected cell subsets, publications in a field related to HIV reservoirs, and experience in supervision.
Minimum Qualifications

1. PhD in systems biology or virology

Minimum Experience

1. PhD with at least 1 year of post-doctoral experience.
2. Experience with experimental approaches to study the HIV reservoir in tissues and single cells including detection of HIV in vivo infection in single cells and HIV in vitro infection of different cell types
3. Track record including publications in an HIV reservoirs related field.
Job Closing Date 05/03/2020
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