Postdoctoral Associate CY
Job no: 511270
Work type: Research Faculty
Senior management: Agriculture & Life Sciences
Department: Biological Systems Engineering
Location: Other - U.S.
Categories: Research / Scientific
Two postdoctoral research fellow positions are available immediately to participate in a NIH sponsored research project, developing nanoparticle based vaccines, in the department of Biological Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech. This project focuses on assembling various nanoparticles as potential vaccines. Animal test of the vaccine candidate will be carried out. The length of appointment will be 1-5 years based on performance. Competitive salary will be commensurate with the experience.
A doctoral degree in biochemistry, virology, chemical engineering, biological systems engineering, or related scientific or engineering field
Self-motivated individual who shows initiative and creativity
Good communication skills
Experience with nanoparticle fabrications and characterizations
Experience with biomolecule (protein, lipids, etc.) processing
Experience with chemical conjugation
Experience with animal tests
Excellent writing skills
Required documents for application:
Cover letter (please include an approximate starting date that you wish to begin)
Names and contact information for three references familiar with your research work
A brief summary of research and career objectives (no more than 2 pages)
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check
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