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Staff Scientist

at The Scripps Research Institute

Posted: 3/15/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: http://careers.scripps.edu/postings/15932
Keywords: laboratory, lab

Job Description

Requisition Number 06536
Department Name: Immunology and Microbiology - FL
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Staff Scientist
Position Summary:

The Farzan laboratory at the Scripps Research Institute is seeking an exceptional individual for a Staff Scientist or Senior Staff Scientist position in the field of HIV-1 cure research. The Farzan lab uses AAV-expressed antibody-like proteins to establish functional cures in SHIV and SIV-infected non-human primates.

The position includes design and oversight of laboratory and NHP studies to make these cures more robust, and determine if long-term expression of antibody-like molecules can increase the decay rate of the viral reservoir.

The successful candidate will be ambitious, have strong organizational, experimental, and leadership skills, and a background in HIV biology and/or NHP studies. The Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute offers strong, well resourced science and a high quality-of-life in the beachfront town of Jupiter.

Candidates should include at least three references with their application.

Location: Florida
Additional Information:

The Farzan laboratory at the Scripps Research Institute is seeking an exceptional individual for a Staff Scientist or Senior Staff Scientist position in the field of HIV-1 cure research. The Farzan lab uses AAV-expressed antibody-like proteins to establish functional cures in SHIV and SIV-infected non-human primates. The position includes design and oversight of laboratory and NHP studies to make these cures more robust, and determine if long-term expression of antibody-like molecules can increase the decay rate of the viral reservoir. A successful candidate would be ambitious, have strong organizational, experimental, and leadership skills, and a background in HIV biology and/or NHP studies. The Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute offers strong, well resourced science and a high quality-of-life in the beachfront town of Jupiter. Candidates should forward their CV and contact information for three references to curesearch@scripps.edu.

Physical Requirements:

This position works in a laboratory or vivarium environment. Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

Ph.D. in an appropriate scientific discipline required. A minimum of 2 years postdoctoral experience.

The specific skills and experience related to each position should be provided in the requisition by the Principal Investigator.

Appointments as a Staff Scientist can be made by any member of the TSRI Faculty upon approval of the Departmental Chair. Staff Scientists must be at least .5 FTE.
Administrative Guideline Policy 3.1K

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D., D.V.M. or equivalent

Compensation:
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Scientific & Technical
EEO Statement

The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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