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Research Fellowship Opportunity: Immune response following vaccination and infection with SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses, FDA – Silver Springs, MD

Posted by on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 in Job Opportunities .

Position Type:

Two research fellowship positions on Viral Pathogenesis and Immunobiology are available immediately in the Lab of Retrovirus Research, CBER, FDA at the White Oak Campus, Silver Spring, Maryland.

Position Description

  • The ongoing research performed involves study of SARS-CoV-2, Influenza, Ebola, and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). We are presently addressing humoral immune responses following infection and vaccination in humans. This information is then used for development and evaluation of vaccines against these viral diseases.
  • Emphasis is on understanding the role of adjuvants and different vaccine modalities in eliciting broadly cross-reactive protective antibodies. The advanced techniques developed in the lab includes whole genome gene-fragment phage display libraries (GFPDL), high throughput Surface plasmon resonance (SPR), protein production, development of new in vitro and in vivo methods, vaccine development and animal challenge studies.
  • This is a training fellowship for two years with possible extension up to 5 years.


  • Highly motivated candidates should be a recent Bachelors, Masters or MD/PhD (within 3 years of their last degree). Candidates with research experience in virology, immunology or phage display, are encouraged to apply.


This position is only open for US citizens, permanent residents (Green Card holders) or individuals residing in US for at least 3 years in past 5 years on a valid US visa.


Candidates will be offered a competitive salary depending on their experience.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae, bibliography, together with list of three of reference by email to: Hana Golding, Ph.D. E-mail:

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