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Chemical Glycobiology

National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD

Position Description: 

The Gildersleeve laboratory at the National Cancer Institute has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow starting on or after October 1, 2021. The goal of our research program is to develop and investigate carbohydrate-binding antibodies for cancer applications.  We use glycan microarray technology as well as chemical, biochemical, and molecular biology approaches to design and develop new carbohydrate-binding antibodies as research tools, diagnostics, and therapeutics.  For this particular postdoctoral position, candidates with experience carrying out chemical and/or chemoenzymatic synthesis of carbohydrates are especially encouraged to apply.
Additional information about our research can be found at:  The Gildersleeve Lab is part of the Chemical Biology Laboratory (CBL) of the NCI in Frederick, MD.  More information about the CBL can be found at:


Ph.D. in Chemical Biology, Carbohydrate Chemistry, or related field
Less than 1 year of prior postdoctoral experience

To Apply:

Interested applicants should send their CV, a brief description of their research experience, and contact information for three references to Dr. Jeff Gildersleeve by email to  Please also include an estimate of when you would be available to start.
This position is subject to a background investigation.
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