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 antibody-based therapeutics and novel vaccine concepts. Qualifications for the position include: strong research interest and experience in cell biology, functional analyses, biophysical and structural techniques (which may include a combination of: X-ray crystallography, computational chemistry, small-angle X-ray scattering and cryoEM) 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 and with experience in small-angle X-ray scattering and/or CryEM image reconstruction. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.