Postdoctoral Fellow - Chemistry & Biochemistry

University of Delaware

Newark, DE

ID: 7075275
Posted: February 18, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Delaware invites applications for a
Postdoctoral Fellow position beginning April 1, 2021 (a later start can be negotiated). The primary function of this position is to conduct research regarding the molecular architecture of the HIV-1 and SARS-CoV-2 viruses in the research group of Prof. Juan R. Perilla (http://perilla.chem.udel.edu).

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 SARS-CoV-2 and 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 Fellow 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
environment.



 

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