Postdoctoral Fellow - Computational Virology

The University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware
Closing date
Dec 24, 2021

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Postdoctoral Fellow - Computational Virology

The University of Delaware

Newark, Delaware

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. The position requires a PhD in Chemistry or Biophysics, Biophysical Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Physics. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in 1) drug discovery, 2) protein dynamics; 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 environment.

TO APPLY:  Review of applications will begin immediately.  Applicants should upload a one-page cover letter, a CV including publication record and brief descriptions of previous research accomplishments and techniques, and the names and contact information for three references at reference Job ID: 497043.  Any questions can be directed to Prof. Juan R. Perilla (

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