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Postdoctoral Fellow



Posting ID: JP-001980546

Full Time
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The incumbent will be responsible for initiating and carrying out scientific projects, under the supervision of senior scientists and in collaboration with other research scientists. The position involves the structural and biochemical characterization of viral glycoproteins from Emerging Infectious pathogens including SARS-CoV-2 to enable vaccine development, antibody therapeutics and small molecule inhibitors as part of a multi-faceted therapeutics discovery and development pipeline at WRAIR. The incumbent will be responsible for conducting and publishing research. The incumbent will work within a multidisciplinary environment consisting of military, government, academic, and international collaborators.


Crystallography software, Research & development, Protein purification, Biology, Protein characterization, Microbiology, Microscopy, Biochemistry, Laboratory, Infectious disease

Top Skills Details:

Pre-clinical experience working with vaccines Must have PhD MNRA in the lab

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Minimum Education: Doctoral degree in structural biology, molecular biology, immunology, microbiology, biochemistry or related discipline required. 4+ years post-baccalaureate laboratory experience in X-ray crystallography, Electron Microscopy or structural biology. Minimum Experience/ Training Requirements: 0-5 years of relevant work experience required. Experience in structural biology or related area with significant experience in X-ray protein crystallography or Cryo-EM. . Experience and proficiency in protein purification, protein characterization, X-ray crystallography including up-to-date knowledge of relevant programs including CCP4, and Phenix packages. Experience with project planning, implementation, and data analysis. Experience in presenting at scientific meetings and writing manuscripts for scientific journals. Practical knowledge of molecular modelling or structure-based mutagenesis and design is an advantage.

Experience Level:

Expert Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Matthew Elliott


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