Postdoctoral Associate

Rockville, Maryland
Salary Commensurate with qualifications.
Aug 22, 2017
Sep 21, 2017
Field of specialization
Analytical, Biological
Work Function
Laboratory, Research-Applied
Job Type
Full time

The University of Maryland

As part of an expansion of its program focused on advancing new measurement technologies for biopharmaceuticals at the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR), the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) Biomolecular Structure & Function Group seeks a Postdoctoral Associate interested in developing innovative approaches toward production/characterization of next generation biotherapeutics, complex dataset integration and its impact on biosimilarity, structure-function correlations, and de-risking of innovative technologies for lifecycle appropriate implementation and regulatory assimilation. We are particularly interested in candidates with a background in capillary electrophoresis and mass spectrometry of glycoproteins. The successful candidate will join a group of well-established experimentalists focused on biopharmaceutical protein characterization; providing the candidate an extensive and diverse collaborative environment.

The IBBR is a joint NIST/University of Maryland System research institute focused on basic and applied sciences in the field of biotechnology that provides solutions to major scientific problems important to society. IBBRoperates state-of-the-art research facilities and is located in the heart of the biotechnology corridor in Rockville, Maryland. The IBBR-NIST group is also part of the NIST Biochemical Measurement Division.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field and an excellent publication history. He/she will be expected to work within a network of internal and external collaborators, engage stakeholders and display the potential to become a recognized leader in the field.

Preferences: Experience in CE and /or MS is preferred.

To Apply: Applicants should send their CV, Cover Letter and names/contact information of three references to:

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on 09/15/2017 and continue until the position is filled.

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.

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