Emory University Post Doctoral Fellow (Sarafianos) in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



736526:SOM: Peds: Emory LOBP

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION: Helps design and conduct research within a specified field while receiving advanced training from a designated Principal Investigator to enhance professional skills and research independence needed for pursuit of a career. The specific area of research in which the trainee is mentored is determined by the department and laboratory of the Postdoc. Designs and evaluates experiments. Develops new ideas that promote current research. Prepares and publishes scientific manuscripts under the direction of the Principal Investigator. May be responsible for operation of specific equipment. May teach techniques to others, train, and supervise research staff. Positions are temporary appointments as a research trainee. The initial appointment is for one year, renewal expected if progress is satisfactory and funds are available. Appointments cannot exceed five years.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree or equivalent (Ph.D., M.D., ScD., D.V.M., DDS etc) in an appropriate field. Excellent scientific writing ability and strong oral communication skills. The ability to work effectively and collegially with colleagues. Additional qualifications as specified by the Principal Investigator.

Operating Unit/Division:

School Of Medicine

Job Title:

Post Doctoral Fellow (Sarafianos)

Preferred Qualifications:

Eligible candidates will have: a Ph. D. degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related field, with expertise in structural biology and biophysics. Ongoing work focuses on, but is not limited to proteins/complexes relevant to HIV and HBV research. Experience in macromolecular X-ray crystallography or in single particle cryo-electron microscopy or tomography, or biochemical and biophysical characterization methods would be considered a strength. The successful candidate will have significant experience in designing projects, troubleshooting problems in experimental techniques, and in training junior lab members. Strong written and oral communication and critical thinking skills are required. Duties include generation of original data, timely preparation of manuscripts, training lab personnel, and involvement in preparation of grant applications. Offered salary will be commensurate to NIH scale compensation rates.

Full/Part Time:




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