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Structural Studies of Natural Products & Biosynthetic Enzymes

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

Position Description:

The Natural Products Chemistry Section in the Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry, NIDDK, NIH, Bethesda, MD, seeks a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to contribute to a multi-disciplinary research team whose goals include natural products and antibiotic discovery, high-resolution structural and biochemical characterization of biosynthetic genes, and rigorous structure elucidation of novel natural products. Additional projects in the lab include protein engineering and carbohydrate recognition.  https://bit.ly/3BdwvBt 
The position is fully funded and located on the main NIH campus in the greater Washington DC area. Applicants must be US citizens or have permanent resident status.
 

Qualifications:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree awarded within the past 2 years, a record of at least two first-author publications in peer-reviewed international journals, demonstrated expertise in modern NMR and Mass Spectrometry techniques or biomolecular NMR or X-ray crystallography, and be fluent in written and spoken English. Familiarity with molecular biology, biochemical or biophysical techniques is desirable.
 

To Apply:

Interested individuals should send an email to Carole Bewley, PhD (caroleb@nih.gov) and include a curriculum vitae and cover letter with the following information:
  1. A brief description of past research accomplishments
  2. A brief description of future research and career goals including specific project interests and ideas
  3. A brief description of expertise and background and how it will contribute to our research
  4. The names and contact information for 3 references 
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