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Postdoc – Research Associate: Biology of Human Papillomavirus-Associated Cancers

The Organization:

The Morgridge Institute for Research is a private, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving human health through interdisciplinary biomedical research, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The Opportunity:

The Ahlquist laboratory is recruiting a post-doctoral researcher to study the molecular mechanisms of human papillomavirus-associated cancer development. Projects include multiple aspects of viral gene function, tumor promotion, tumor and cellular micro-environmental cell-signaling, and identification of targets for tumor and virus control. These highly synergistic studies integrate cutting-edge cell biology, biochemistry, molecular genetics, bioinformatics and computational biology.

Successful candidates will join a dynamic, multidisciplinary team with diverse backgrounds and expertise in a well-equipped, interactive research environment on the campus of the UW-Madison. We offer an extraordinary work environment built around a multi-disciplinary fusion of ideas, state-of-the-art facilities, and commitment to mentorship. UW-Madison consistently ranks among the top U.S. universities for research and development and the City of Madison among the ‘best places to live in the US’ with a diversity of outdoor and cultural opportunities. For more information, please see:


Candidates should have a Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, microbiology, or a related field, and proven research productivity as demonstrated by publications. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, creative person with the ability to learn quickly and function both independently and within a team, and with excellent written and oral communication skills.

To Apply:

Qualified candidates interested in this opportunity are required to submit a single pdf document containing their CV and a cover letter detailing their current/previous research and names/address of three references as one document via the online career portal.

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