Postdoctoral Fellow - Chemistry & Biochemistry

Newark, Delaware
Feb 18, 2021
Mar 20, 2021
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time

Postdoctoral Fellow - Chemistry & Biochemistry
The University Of Delaware
Newark, DE

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Delaware invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow position beginning April 1, 2021 (a later start can be negotiated). The primary function of this position is to conduct research regarding the molecular architecture of the HIV-1 and SARS-CoV-2 viruses in the research group of Prof. Juan R. Perilla (
The U.S. National Institutes of Health-funded project is on the design, development and execution of computer simulations of biomedically relevant systems including, but not limited to, the SARS-CoV-2 and HIV-1 virus. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in 1) protein dynamics; 2) molecular dynamics simulations; and 3) high-performance computing environments. Prior programming experience is preferred but not required. The Postdoctoral Fellow will design, perform, and develop new scientific tools for the analysis of long-time and/or large-scale molecular dynamics simulations in collaboration with the PI. The selected candidate will also participate in the development, testing and implementation of novel computational methods, the preparation of technical reports and peer-reviewed publications, and the dissemination of project results at professional meetings. Within the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the successful candidate will benefit from excellent core laboratories and a vibrant and supportive intellectual
Applicants must have a PhD in biophysics, biochemistry, chemistry, physics, or related areas. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Prof. Juan R. Perilla ( prior to submission.  Review of applications will begin on 3/1/21.

TO APPLY:  For a complete list of requirements and job duties and to apply online, please visit the UDJOBS website at  . The reference number (Job ID) for the position is Job ID 496326 .

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