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 mpazg...@ihv.umaryland.edu. 
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.

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