Post-Doctoral Associate

Employer
Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR)
Location
Rockville, Maryland
Salary
Commensurate with qualifications.
Posted
February 01 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Non-Profit

Post-Doctoral Associate

A Postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Gilad Ofek at the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) at the University of Maryland. Research in the laboratory focuses on the structural analysis of viruses and associated host immune responses (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-06113-4.pdf). Located in Rockville MD, IBBR houses extensive facilities for structural biology and immunology, including flow cytometry, X-ray crystallography, NMR, and a new cryoEM facility equipped with a 200 keV Talos Arctica microscope and a forthcoming 200 keV Glacios microscope.   

IBBR (www.ibbr.umd.edu) is a premier research institute focused on the structural and quantitative biological characterization of complex protein structure/function relationships and bio-molecular engineering and testing of novel products or platforms targeting prevention or treatment of conditions of human disease and intervention. IBBR operates state-of-the-art facilities located in the heart of the biotechnology corridor in Rockville, Maryland. The Institute is a joint research enterprise between the University of Maryland and the National Institute of Standards and Technology and has an outstanding group of scientists and engineers with long-standing track records in basic and translational research.

Best suited candidates will have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent and have prior experience in structural biology (X-ray crystallography or cryoEM). Candidates with experience in immunology or virology are also encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Interested candidates should email a single PDF file containing a cover 
letter, a detailed CV, and the names and contact information of three 
references to: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/66960 or to Dr. Gilad Ofek, 
Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, Department of Cell 
Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of Maryland College Park, 
at gofek@umd.edu 

Closing: Review of applications will continue until 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.

 

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