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Postdoctoral Fellow - Structural Biology

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

About the position

A fully funded postdoctoral fellowship in structural biology is available to study mechanisms by which chromatin organization influences cellular identity and organismal development. We utilize genetic, cell biological, biochemical, genomics, and structural approaches in fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) and mouse (Mus musculus) model systems. NIDDK features world class structural biology labs using state-of-the-art techniques in cryoEM, crystallography, and NMR.

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Applications are invited from highly motivated scientists to solve structures of architectural proteins involved in 3D genome organization using cryoEM, crystallography, or other approaches.

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What you'll need to apply

Interested individuals should send a cover letter including career goals, curriculum vitae with list of publications, and the names and contact information of three references via e-mail.

Contact name

Elissa Lei

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The successful candidate will have a background in structural biology and/or protein biochemistry/biophysics and have obtained a Ph.D. degree within the last ten years.

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.