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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:  https://ccr.cancer.gov/Chemical-Biology-Laboratory/jeffrey-c-gildersleeve.  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:  http://ccr2.cancer.gov/resources/cbl/
 

Qualifications:

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 gildersj@mail.nih.gov.  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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