SCHIFFER GROUP -- Join the Lab

Joining the Lab


A Post-doctoral Research Fellow position is available immediately in the Infectious Disease Sciences (IDS) Program in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD). The position will work with Dr. Joshua Schiffer and his team to develop mathematical models.


The successful applicant will work with Dr. Joshua T. Schiffer to develop mathematical models that focus on optimizing treatment of viral infections, and in particular curative strategies for HIV including but not limited to therapeutic vaccination, latency reversal agents, neutralizing antibody delivery, CAR T cells and antiproliferative agents. He/She will also collaborate with laboratory-based virologists, immunologists, oncologists, and clinical investigators from VIDD, to generate datasets appropriate for model testing and validation. The successful applicant will interact with Fred Hutch based faculty outside of VIDD, plus members of the University of Washington faculty in the Division of Virology and Division of Infectious Diseases, and Department of Biostatistics.  


Suitable applicants should have a PhD degree in statistics/biostatistics, computer science, applied mathematics, biomedical engineering, physics, computational biology, evolutionary biology or other fields with strong quantitative training. Strong programming skills in C/C++, Matlab and/or R are required. Previous experience with differential equation based or agent based models are a plus.

Please submit a cover letter describing your research interests and interest in the position, with CV and names of three references.

Submit to: or apply directly online at Fred Hutch Careers.