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Postdoctoral Fellow - Computational Biology

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

About the position

The duties of the position will focus on the development of computational modeling approaches for cellular signaling pathways and multi-cellular communication using high-performance computing techniques and the development of an analysis platform for multi-omics data as part of a U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)-funded collaboration aimed at identifying markers of immune activation.

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What you'll need to apply

Interested candidates should send the following to Dr. Martin Meier-Schellersheim at

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Bibliography
  • Names of three references who may be contacted for letters, and a short statement about their skill set

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Contact name

Colleen Kelly

Contact email



  • A Ph.D. degree with focus on computer science or a related field
  • Experience in programming (C/C++ or Java, Python, etc.), ideally in a scientific setting
  • Ability and desire to work in a collaborative environment
  • Interest in quantitative biology approaches
  • Good communication skills

Prior knowledge of cell biology and previous experience with high-performance computing is a plus but not required.

Additional Information

The NIH is dedicated to building a community in its training and employment programs and encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.