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Microbiology

Job Description

L231504

Mentor: Dr. Jamil Saad, Department of Microbiology

A postdoc position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Jamil Saad at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

The Saad lab is interested in understanding the underlying structural basis by which retroviral Gag proteins interact with membranes and cellular proteins during virus assembly, and how the Gag protein mediates the incorporation of the envelope protein. Our work is accomplished using a broad range of tools, including biochemistry, molecular biology, protein chemistry, structural biology, biophysics, and virology.

For more details on our lab, visit:

https://sites.uab.edu/jsaad/

https://scholars.uab.edu/display/saad

https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=ADxUVhIAAAAJ

https://twitter.com/thesaadlab1

Qualifications

Candidates are expected to have good communication skills and must hold a Ph.D. degree in any of the following: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology or Biophysics. If you are interested, please send your CV to Dr. Jamil Saad (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

 

About our Postdoc Office

UAB is committed to the development and success of outstanding postdoctoral scientists. Here at UAB, nearly 300 postdoctoral fellows are training currently in a variety of disciplines. Competitive postdoc awards are available including internships, grant incentives, funds to enhance education and collaboration outside UAB, and teaching opportunities at local universities. There is also a Postdoc Research Day with monetary awards. The Office of Postdoctoral Education strongly encourages UAB research mentors to follow the National Research Service Award stipend level guidelines, and postdoctoral scholars qualify for health, life, and other insurances. They also have the right to participate in the university’s 403(b) program and enjoy vacation, sick leave, maternity/paternity leave, and other benefits.

About the University

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a research university and academic health center that discovers, teaches, and applies knowledge for the intellectual, cultural, social, and economic benefit of Birmingham, the state, and beyond. UAB is internationally renowned for its intensely collaborative culture that has — for more than five decades — produced breakthroughs in education, health care, research, and service. UAB was ranked #1 in the United States, and in the top 10 worldwide, in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2018 Young University Rankings.

Spanning more than 100 city blocks, UAB is the state of Alabama’s largest single employer with nearly 28,000 employees and has an annual, state-wide economic impact of $12.1 billion. U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 “America’s Best Graduate Schools” ranks 16 UAB graduate programs among the nation’s top 25 and eight UAB specialties were ranked among the nation’s top 50 in the magazine’s 2022-2023 Best Hospitals report. UAB research grants and awards are at a record high, totaling $715 million in FY22 — a 50% increase over the past five years. UAB ranks 33rd among all universities in federal research funding and 17th among public universities. UAB's NIH funding continues to grow among peer institutions in the Southeast and beyond, with the university ranking 25th among all universities in NIH funding and 11th among public universities.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity, and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

For more information on Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action at UAB, visit the UAB Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion opens a new website, call (205) 934-8762, or contact the office at 701 20th Street South, AB 336, Birmingham, AL 35294-0103.

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