Post-Doctoral Associate

University of Maryland
Rockville, Maryland
Commensurate with qualifications.
October 06 2017
Position Type
Full Time
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Post-Doctoral Associate

University of Maryland

Applications are invited for a Post-Doctoral position in membrane biophysics at the University of Maryland Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) in Rockville, MD. The Post-doctoral fellow will work in the area of experimental biophysics. He/she will be involved in the characterization of interactions of antimicrobial peptides with lipid membranes by performing measurements using surface-sensitive and scattering techniques. IBBR is a premier research institute focused on the characterization of protein structure/function relationships, biomolecular engineering and disease pathways and targets. The Institute is a joint research enterprise between the University of Maryland College Park, the University of Maryland Baltimore and the National Institute of Standards and Technology, situated in the heart of Maryland’s Biotechnology Corridor. It has an outstanding group of scientists and engineers focused on basic and translational research, and strong ties to the NIST Biomolecular Measurement Division and the NIST Center for Neutron Research.

Minimum Requirements: A Ph.D. in a relevant field of Physics or Chemistry is required. The successful candidate would have demonstrated expertise in at least one of the following experimental methods: electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, surface plasmon resonance, neutron or Xray reflectometry, or small-angle scattering.

Preferences: Familiarity with data analysis software such as LabView, Matlab or equivalent are desirable.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.

Applications: Applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter and names/contact information of three references to:

Closing Date: Review of candidates will begin October 25, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.