Post Doc Fellow - Institute of Human Virology

A postdoctoral position is available immediately to participate in an inter-disciplinary research program on structural immunology at the Institute of Human Virology of School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD. Candidates are expected to work on ongoing research projects in structural biology aimed at understanding Fc mediated effector function of antibodies to HIV-1 and development of protein-based therapeutics and novel vaccine concepts. Qualifications for the position include: strong research interest and experience in molecular cloning, protein expression, molecular interaction analysis, biophysical and structural techniques (e.g. X-ray crystallography, small-angle X-ray scattering, computational chemistry and transmission electron microscopy) and excellent interpersonal/oral/written communication skills. Candidates need to be highly motivated individuals who enjoy working as part of a young, dynamic, collaborative and multidisciplinary team. Preference will be given to candidates with exceptionally strong experimental skills, a strong record of peer-reviewed publications, excellent communication and writing skills and a demonstrated commitment to basic research.

Qualifications :

Qualified candidates should have a doctorate in in the field of Structural Biology, Biochemistry or Immunology. New Ph.D. graduates are highly encouraged to apply

Interested candidates should send a CV, one page research experience summary and contact information for three references to Salary and starting date are negotiable.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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