Post Doctoral Open Positions

Post-Doctoral Associate in Virology Position Available, North Dakota State University

Department of Veterinary & Microbiological Sciences
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND

(Announcement posted August 19, 2014)

The Department of Veterinary & Microbiological Sciences in North Dakota State University offers a post-doctoral position in virology. The project involves the characterization of the correlates of protection at the pathogen and host interface and development of vaccines and diagnostic tests.

The candidate will provide some student training and, help with related research projects and lab management. Good oral communication, scientific writing skills and independence in research are expected. Applicants with publications demonstrating expertise in recombinant DNA, protein expression, reverse genetics systems and immunology will be preferred.

For complete details about this position and to apply, go to (only online applications are accepted). Please contact Dr. Sheela Ramamoorthy at for further enquiries.

NDSU is an EO/AA employer. Women and traditionally under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.


Postdoctoral Associate Position in Molecular Virology, Virginia Tech

Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

(Announcement posted June 10, 2014)

The Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech has a Postdoctoral Associate position available immediately []. The candidate is expected to work independently in a molecular virology laboratory on a research project studying the molecular mechanisms of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus and porcine deltacoronavirus replication, pathogenesis, and vaccine development. The candidate will study the structural and functional relationship of PEDV and PDCoV genes and mechanisms of viral pathogenesis, and develop candidate vaccines against these pathogens. The candidate is expected to have good communication skills and is expected to provide some training for graduate and undergraduate students.

Preference will be given to those candidates who have prior hands-on experiences in molecular virology particularly in the area of viral protein expression and viral reverse genetic systems, and who have published high-quality papers in reputable journals.

Interested individuals should electronically submit a CV, list of 3 references (names and addresses), and a cover letter directly to Virginia Tech HR website [].  In order to receive an official consideration, applicants must submit their application through the university HR website.  We plan to fill this position as soon as possible. For questions, please contact:

Dr. X.J. Meng (
University Distinguished Professor
College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University(Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA.


The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) PostdoctoralResearch Program 

The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Postdoctoral Research Program is open to applicants that have received a doctorate degree in an appropriate discipline within five years of the desired starting date.  Appointments are available throughout the United States.  Participants will receive a stipend as support for their living and other expenses during this appointment.  Other benefits vary by research opportunity.  Other benefits may include:

  • a stipend supplement to cover the cost of individual or family health insurance
  • relocation expenses
  • travel allowance

Additional information is available on the program website located at:

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The ARS Postdoctoral Research Program is managed by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)through an agreement between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).