Assistant Professor (Non tenure track) Protein Target Evaluation and Screening

University of Maryland, Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

Job posting number: #7115117

Posted: October 31, 2022

Job Description

Assistant Professor (nontenure-track) Protein Target Evaluation and Screening.
The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Center for Biomolecular Therapeutics (CBT) are recruiting a scientist with experience in discovery and development of small molecules, biologics, and cellular therapeutics. Successful candidates should have experience in a broad range of fields including biochemistry, structural biology, protein chemistry, and molecular and cellular biology. Duties will include lab management, fragment-based screening, immunoassay development, fluorescence (intensity, polarization, FRET, TR-FRET, luminescence), protein-protein and protein-ligand binding assay development and oversight of laboratory automation systems.
The successful candidate will also be part of the Molecular and Structural Biology (MSB) Program and the Structural Biology Shared Service (SBSS) in the Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center (GCCC), which are located at the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus.

Qualified applicants should submit a single PDF file containing a short cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, contact information for three or more references, up to 3 reprints of representative publication(s), and a three to five page description of future research directions to Dr. David J. Weber ([email protected]) and Dr. Kristen M. Varney ([email protected]), Co-Chairs of the CBT Search Committee. Applications will be reviewed starting on September 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent and at least 2 years of relevant postdoctoral experience doing state-of-the-art biochemical research.

UMB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristics protected by law or policy. We value diversity and how it enriches our academic and scientific community and strive toward cultivating an inclusive environment that supports all employees.

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