Postdoctoral researcher position in computational virology.

From: Juan R. Perilla (
Date: Mon Aug 26 2019 - 10:37:58 CDT

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Delaware
invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher position beginning
November 1, 2019 (a later start can be negotiated). The primary function of
this position is to conduct research regarding the molecular architecture
of the HIV-1 virus in the research group of Prof. Juan R. Perilla ( The U.S. National Institutes of
Health-funded project is on the design, development and execution of
computer simulations of biomedically relevant systems including, but not
limited to, the HIV-1 virus. Preference will be given to applicants with
expertise in 1) protein dynamics; 2) molecular dynamics simulations; and 3)
high-performance computing environments. Prior programming experience is
preferred but not required. The Postdoctoral Researcher will design,
perform, and develop new scientific tools for the analysis of long-time
and/or large-scale molecular dynamics simulations in collaboration with the
PI. The selected candidate will also participate in the development,
testing and implementation of novel computational methods, the preparation
of technical reports and peer-reviewed publications, and the dissemination
of project results at professional meetings. Within the Department of
Chemistry and Biochemistry, the successful candidate will benefit from
excellent core laboratories and a vibrant and supportive intellectual

Applicant must hold a PhD in biophysics, biochemistry, chemistry, physics,
or related area. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to contact
Prof. Juan R. Perilla ( prior to submission.
Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and the names, phone numbers
and email addresses of three references through the University of Delaware
Jobs website. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility
of renewal, based on the availability of funding and contingent upon
satisfactory performance. This position includes full UD benefits ( Review of applications will begin immediately and
will continue until the position is filled.

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