A full-time research associate position is available to participate in an interdisciplinary research program on the role of Fc-mediated effector function in antibody-mediated protection against HIV-1. The successful candidate will be expected to work in a highly collaborative environment that is pursuing this problem via a multi-disciplinary approach that involves structural biology, cell biology, and immunobiology.
Qualifications for the position include research interest and experience in fluorescence correlation spectroscopy, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy, Hydrogen-Deuterium exchange analysis of antibodies and Fc receptors, and in vitro methods to quantify Fc-mediated effector function. The successful candidate is expected to have excellent interpersonal/oral/written communication skills as well as personnel and project management experience.
Preference will be given to Preference will begiven to candidates withexceptionally strong experimental skills, a strong record of peer- reviewed publications, and a demonstrated commitment to basicresearch. Qualifiedcandidates should have a doctorate in chemistry/biochemistry, microbiology, immunologyor a closely-related fieldand should have had atleast five years ofpostdoctoral experience.
Please submit a letter ofinterest, CV and three references to:
George K. Lewis, Ph.D.
Division of Vaccine Research
Institute of Human Virology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
725 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
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The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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