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Post Doctoral Research Associate Job

Job Number: RIH15302

Job Title: 8 hrs/Days - Post Doctoral Research Associate - 2MGAS Carlson HCC

Department: 2MGAS Carlson HCC - 7361016

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

MD, PhD or both required. Previous lab experience preferred but not mandatory.


Reports to the divisional director and is responsible for executing research in a designated laboratory. Prepares, writes and presents research papers. Provides consultation within area of expertise.

This will encompass work on HBV vaccine escape mutants and transcriptional regulation of HBV replication. Using a molecular approach one will study the mechanisms by which HBV mutants escape neutralizing antibodies and will test the infectivity of these mutants in cell culture models.