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The McGuire Lab is seeking a Staff Scientist to assist with the development, validation, and testing of novel vaccine candidates aimed at preventing HIV-1, and Epstein-Barr virus.
The candidate will design, conduct and analyze immunogenicity and challenge studies in animal models, perform data analysis, prepare reports/manuscripts, and supervise lab staff and related activities. Assignments will be project oriented where goals are long term, rather that experiment oriented. The candidate will work independently and supervise research technicians and assist graduate students as needed.
Must be willing to work flexible hours as needed. The candidate must be independent, show initiative, willingness to take up new skills and responsibilities, and be a team player. Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work independently are essential to success in this position. The candidate must be self-motivated, able to multitask and to work within a very collaborative environment.