Postdoctoral Research Associate (Protein Crystallography)
Postdoctoral Position Available
A postdoctoral position for protein crystallography is available in Dr. Jiang Zhu's laboratory. We are seeking highly motivated candidates who are interested in structure-based vaccine design for viral (HIV, HCV, Ebola, RSV, Flu and SARS-CoV-2) and non-viral (malaria and tuberculosis) pathogens.
Research projects may involve crystallographic and electron microscopic analyses of antigen/antibody complexes. Postdoctoral salary is in the range of $54,000 to $60,000 depending on prior research experience and qualifications.
Dr. Zhu holds a joint appointment in the Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology (ISCB) and the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at Scripps Research in La Jolla, CA (https://www.scripps.edu). Dr. Zhu is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at Texas Biomedical Research Institute (Southwest National Primate Research Center). Details of Dr. Zhu's laboratory, on-going research projects and recent publications can be found at https://www.jzhulab.org.
Successful candidates will have a recent Ph.D. in structural biology, biophysics or other related fields. Interested applicants should send the following materials in an application packet, preferably as a single PDF file, by email to Dr. Jiang Zhu (firstname.lastname@example.org):
1) Cover letter indicating current and future research interests
2) Expected starting date
3) Curriculum vitae
4) Brief summary of previous research experience (2-3 pages)
5) Names and contact information for 3 references.