Postdoctoral Fellow in Protein/Antibody Engineering

Emeryville, California
competitive salary + benefits
February 09 2017
Position Type
Full Time

Postdoctoral Program

Do you have a passion for innovative fundamental research toward the goal of improving human health? Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research is the pharmaceutical research arm of a global healthcare company. Our postdoctoral program provides excellent research training while supporting flexibility in future career options in academia or industry. The postdoctoral scholars have a unique opportunity to conduct interdisciplinary research and publish their results in leading journals. We have several postdoctoral positions in biology, chemistry, and computational sciences.

Postdoctoral position in Protein Science in Emeryville, CA

The Zhai lab at NIBR is currently seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to join the Protein Sciences Group in Emeryville, Research will combine rational- and selection-based protein engineering tools, together with structure solution methods when appropriate. The ultimate objective of this work will be to develop innovative technology platforms to target intracellular antigens with biological therapies.

Qualifications: PhD degree holders and students in the last year of completing the PhD degree are eligible to apply. Candidates have a strong background in protein engineering, preferably with experience leveraging library selection methods. Expertise in structural biology and protein chemistry is valued, and experience with antibodies is preferred but not essential. Qualified candidates should have a strong publication record from their graduate research. Enthusiasm for tackling complex problems, rigorous scientific logic, and strong technical skills in the lab are essential qualities. Highly motivated candidates with a passion for innovation are particularly encouraged to apply. 

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