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Post-doctoral Associate

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 123455
Title: Post-doctoral Associate
Functional Title: Post-doctoral Associate
Category Status: 15-Fac.Non-Tenured,Continuing Con
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE:
Unit: SVPAAP-Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research
Hiring Range Minimum:
Hiring Range Maximum:
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral position in membrane biophysics at the University of Maryland Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) in Rockville, MD. The Post-doctoral fellow will work in the area of experimental biophysics. He/she will be involved in the characterization of interactions of antimicrobial peptides with lipid membranes by performing measurements using surface-sensitive and scattering techniques. IBBR is a premier research institute focused on the characterization of protein structure/function relationships, biomolecular engineering and disease pathways and targets. The Institute is a joint research enterprise between the University of Maryland College Park, the University of Maryland Baltimore and the National Institute of Standards and Technology, situated in the heart of Maryland’s Biotechnology Corridor. It has an outstanding group of scientists and engineers focused on basic and translational research, and strong ties to the NIST Biomolecular Measurement Division and the NIST Center for Neutron Research.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in a relevant field of Physics or Chemistry is required. The successful candidate would have demonstrated expertise in at least one of the following experimental methods: electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, surface plasmon resonance, neutron or Xray reflectometry, or small-angle scattering.

Preferences:

Familiarity with data analysis software such as LabView, Matlab or equivalent are desirable.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 10/05/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 10/25/2017
Physical Demands
Diversity Statement:

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.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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