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Human Retrovirus Pathogenesis

National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD

Position Description: 

The Human Retrovirus Pathogenesis Section of the Vaccine Branch is engaged in multi-disciplinary research involving both basic and translational studies; including development of DNA-based vaccine against HIV; developing novel vaccine regimens; using DNA vaccines as preventive and immunotherapeutic approaches to control SIV and HIV; dissecting immunological parameters contributing to protection and cure. Appointment duration is up to 5 years, renewed on a yearly basis. Stipend is based on education and experience. 


Interested applicants must possess a Ph.D. and/or an M.D. and have less than three years of postdoctoral experience and have experience in HIV or SIV immune biology, virology, and/or molecular biology.

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter, CV, and bibliography to Barbara K. Felber, Ph.D. at

This position is subject to a background investigation. DHHS, NIH and NCI are Equal Opportunity Employers. The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.