Lab-Lieberman - Post-Doctoral Fellows

The Wistar Institute, 3601 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #759
Monday, October 30, 2023

Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions are open in the laboratory of Dr. Paul Lieberman at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia. Research in the Lieberman laboratory centers on understanding how the cancer-associated viruses persist in a latent state and increase the risk of cancer and autoimmune disorders. The lab focuses on two human tumor viruses, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and Kaposi’s Sarcoma Associated Herpesvirus (KSHV), how they persist in a latent state and drive carcinogenesis or autoimmunity (

Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) degree or should be close to obtaining their doctoral degree. Highly motivated candidates with experience in virology, molecular biology, cell biology, or functional genomics are encouraged to apply.

In addition to the online application, please submit a curriculum vitae and contact details of three references to Dr. Paul Lieberman,

The Wistar Institute is located in the University City area of Philadelphia, in the heart of the University of Pennsylvania Campus. Wistar provides resources to its faculty and staff that enable them to conduct cutting edge collaborative research and provides for outstanding intellectual environments and state-of-the-art facilities.

The Wistar Institute is a world leader in early-stage discovery science in the areas of cancer, immunology, and infectious disease. Wistar is committed to accelerating research advances from bench to bedside through brilliant science and distinctive approaches to collaboration among scientific investigators and academic and industry partners. Wistar’s dynamic environment supports the advancement of discoveries that will change the future of human health.

The Wistar Institute is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). All candidates must share our commitment to DEI. The Wistar Institute is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, mentoring, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of our academic/research community.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

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