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Posted August 14, 2014
Postdoctoral position available at UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Contact: Mark Lehrman, Ph.D., Mark.Lehrman@UTSouthwestern.edu 


Description: 
Glycosylation Pathways of the ER
A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Mark Lehrman, Department of Pharmacology, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.  Projects involve glycosylation pathways and sugar metabolism of the endoplasmic reticulum, with emphasis on ER stress and dysregulation of glycoprotein synthesis in human disease and viral infection.  Please see: http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/labs/lehrman/. 

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or comparable degree, with experience in biochemistry or glycobiology. Interested individuals should send a CV, statement of interests, and a list of three references to:

Mark Lehrman, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pharmacology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
6001 Forest Park Rd. 
Dallas, TX 75390-9041
Mark.Lehrman@UTSouthwestern.edu 

UT Southwestern is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer


Posted August 8, 2014
Postdoctoral research position at Glycomics and Glycan Bioengineering Research Center at Nanjing Agricultural University, China
Contact: josef.voglmeir@njau.edu.cn

Description:
One postdoctoral research position is available for a minimum period of 21 months in the laboratory of Prof. Josef Voglmeir at the Glycomics and Glycan Bioengineering Research Center at Nanjing Agricultural University based in China.
In our lab, we combine biochemical, analytical and molecular biological techniques for the discovery of novel glycoenzymes. Specifically, we are currently working on:
nucleotide sugar (bio)synthesis;
chermoenzymatic carbohydrate synthesis;
development of new analysis methods for carbohydrates;
endo- and exoglycosidase discovery

For more information about our research and recent publications, please visit:
http://food.njau.edu.cn/glyco/ or
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=voglmeir

In addition to a globally competitive salary, faculty housing, a medical and a social care plan will be provided.
Candidates must have a PhD with research experience in either glycoscience, organic chemistry or biochemistry. Interested applicants should submit a CV and contact information of three references by email. josef.voglmeir@njau.edu.cn


Posted August 7, 2014
Senior Research Scientist at Chemily, LLC (Atlanta, GA)
Contact: 
submit CV/resume to hr@chemilyus.com

Description: 
Chemily, LLC is a research, development and consulting company located in downtown Atlanta, Ga; focused on cost-effective synthesis of glycan libraries, carbohydrate-based biochemicals, reagents, pharmaceuticals, and glycoanalysis. We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual aiming for a position as a Senior Research Scientist. The ideal candidate should have strong research, and industry leadership experience. Candidate will be expected to conduct research within glycoscience field and actively seek research funding as well as contribute to the company research planning.

Required Qualifications:
- Ph.D. or Masters in chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, or related areas.
- Prior research experience in glycobiology, medicinal chemistry, carbohydrate chemistry, and/or pre-clinical drug development is required.
- Strong record of scientific publication.
- Strong entrepreneur /business leadership experience in biotechnology industry.
- Must have excellent writing skills, communication skills, attention to details, organizational skills, and perform independently with the ability to follow directions.
- Must be able to maintain and sustain confidentiality at all times.
- Experience in grant proposal writing and funding application is expected.
Qualified candidates will receive very competitive compensation.

Candidates should submit CV/resume to hr@chemilyus.com
www.chemilyus.com

Posted August 7, 2014
Research Assistant at Chemily, LLC (Atlanta, GA)
Contact: 
submit CV/resume to hr@chemilyus.com

Description: 
Chemily, LLC is a research, development and consulting company located in downtown Atlanta, Ga; focused on cost-effective synthesis of glycan libraries, carbohydrate-based biochemicals, reagents, pharmaceuticals, and glycoanalysis. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to complete regulatory and administrative tasks.

Desired Skills and Experience
- College degree, preferably in the biological or chemical sciences or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
- Knowledge of graphics, spreadsheets and other software packages (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) helpful. Experience working in a laboratory research setting (1+ years) is desirable.
- Individual must possess strong quantitative, organizational, and communication (verbal and written) skills. Must have the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple job tasks, to complete responsibilities within strict timelines, and to work independently as well as part of a team.

Candidates should submit CV/resume to hr@chemilyus.com
www.chemilyus.com


Posted August 7, 2014
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Chemily, LLC (Atlanta, GA)
Contact: 
submit CV/resume to hr@chemilyus.com

Description: 
Chemily, LLC is a research, development and consulting company located in downtown Atlanta, Ga; focused on cost-effective synthesis of glycan libraries, carbohydrate-based biochemicals, reagents, pharmaceuticals, and glycoanalysis. Chemily, LLC is a fast growing new start-up company with a very attractive portfolio of new technology in glycoanalysis and glyco-conjugate systems, currently supported by NCI SBIR grant.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced industry leader to move the company to the next level. The ideal candidate should be an entrepreneur with very strong leadership experience in biotechnology industry. Candidate will be expected to contribute to the company research planning.

Qualifications: 
- A PhD, MBA or other advanced degree(s) plus a minimum 3 years of relevant executive level experience related to biotechnology industry. 
- Evidence of significant contribution to successful large scientific initiative and/or entrepreneurial activities. 
- Demonstrated success with fundraising, revenue generation, or grantsmanship. 
- Evidence of scholarly accomplishments such as refereed publications, and technical reports. 
- Experience with strategic planning and long-range project coordination. 
- Demonstrated communication ability, including both written and verbal presentation skills. 
- Highly motivated individual with demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner. 
- Experience working closely and independently with administrators of institutions and/or leaders of science programs, organizations or initiatives on a local national and/or international scale. 
- Experience in identifying and securing funds from diverse sources such as foundations, private and corporate donors. 
- Strong organizational and project management skills within and across institutions as demonstrated by work experience. 
- Familiarity with social media and its effective use.

Qualified candidates should submit CV/resume to hr@chemilyus.com
www.chemilyus.com


Posted August 7, 2014
Research Assistant Professor at Georgia State University
Contact: 
jobs_gsu_wanglab@yahoo.com

Description: 
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual aiming for a position as a Research Assistant Professor to join Dr. Peng G. Wang Research Laboratory at Georgia State University part of the Center of Diagnostics and Therapeutics. The ideal candidate should actively seek research funding and aim to become an independent researcher in a few years in academic environment.

Required Qualifications:
- Ph.D. in chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, or related areas.
- Prior research experience in glycobiology, carbohydrate chemistry, chemical biology, biochemistry or medicinal chemistry is required.
- Strong record of scientific publication.
- Experience in grant proposal writing is preferred.
Qualified candidates will receive very attractive compensation. This position offers exciting opportunities for broad research training, collaboration with academic institutions, publishing in peer-reviewed journals and participation in national and international conferences.

Candidates should submit CV/resume to jobs_gsu_wanglab@yahoo.com


Posted August 7, 2014
Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Georgia State University
Contact: 
jobs_gsu_wanglab@yahoo.com

Description: 
We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual aiming for positions as Post-Doctoral Research Associate to join Dr. Peng G. Wang Research Laboratory at Georgia State University part of the Center of Diagnostics and Therapeutics. The ideal candidate should have excellent research training in glycoscience field such as in glycobiology, carbohydrate chemistry, chemical biology, biochemistry or medicinal chemistry. Minorities are encourage to apply. Candidate will be expected to conduct research within glycoscience field.

Required Qualifications:
- Ph.D. in chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, or related areas.
- Prior experience in glycobiology, chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, and/or carbohydrate chemistry research is required.
This position offers exciting opportunities for broad research training, collaboration with academic institutions, publishing in peer-reviewed journals and participation in national and international conferences.

Candidates should submit CV/resume to jobs_gsu_wanglab@yahoo.com


Posted July 30, 2014
Research Scientist in a new biotechnology company, GlycoBac, LLC
Contact:
Donald Jarvis; dljarvis@uwyo.edu

Description:

Seeking a motivated individual to serve as a Research Scientist in a new biotechnology company, GlycoBac, LLC (glycobac.com), located on the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie, WY.  Recently formed to refine and commercialize baculovirus-insect cell technology developed in the Jarvis lab (http://www.uwyo.edu/MOLECBIO/faculty-and-staff/don-jarvis/index.html) this company is well positioned to have major impact. The successful candidate will contribute to a team effort to create and characterize new baculovirus-insect cell systems that can be used to produce recombinant glycoproteins with humanized glycosylation profiles, as well as other glycoengineering efforts being supported by the NIH SBIR program.

Minimal qualifications: a PhD in Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Virology, Biochemistry, Glycobiology or a related field; experience operating standard lab equipment and desktop computers; primary publications in refereed English language journals; fluency in written and spoken English; ability to work with hazardous chemicals and radioisotopes; ability to work cooperatively with P.I. and other lab members; strong organizational skills; and strong communication skills. Preferred qualifications: broad training with working experience in recombinant DNA technology, baculovirus-insect cell systems, glycobiology, and/or glycan analysis by HPLC and/or mass spectroscopy. For more information or to apply for a position, please send a cover letter describing your scientific background, interests, and qualifications, plus a curriculum vitae and names and contact information of three professional references to:  dljarvis@uwyo.edu. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.

GlycoBac, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Posted July 28, 2014
Post-doctoral position in carbohydrate synthetic chemistry at East Tennessee State University
Contact: Dr. David Williams (williamd@etsu.edu)

Description:

The Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University seeks a highly qualified postdoctoral associate with experience in synthetic organic chemistry.  This position is funded as part of an NIH supported program focused on the synthesis of carbohydrate oligosaccharides for biomedical applications. The ideal candidate would have experience in carbohydrate synthesis and purification techniques, as well as interpretation of one and two dimensional NMR spectra. The successful candidate will work with a multidisciplinary group of chemists, immunologists, pharmacologists and physiologists on the development of next generation biopharmaceuticals. The position will provide an outstanding opportunity for further career development in academia or the private sector. Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in chemistry or a closely related field by Fall 2014. The position is funded for a minimum of three years with additional years of support available.  A competitive salary and benefits package are associated with this position. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a cover letter, a complete and current CV as well as the names and addresses of three references who have agreed to be contacted prior to interview.  ETSU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer who employs only U.S. citizens and resident aliens authorized to work in the U.S. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. ETSU is a smoke and drug free environment. Applicants for this position must apply online at http://www.etsu.edu/humanres/. Inquiries regarding this position should be addressed to Dr. David Williams (williamd@etsu.edu). 


Posted June 10, 2014
Post-Doctoral Position in Human Immunology and Glycobiology at the Columbia Center for Translational Immunology Columbia University Medical Center New York, NYC
Contact:
Emmanuel Zorn, Ph.D.: ez2184@cumc.columbia.edu

Description:

A post-doctoral position is open in the laboratory of Dr. Emmanuel Zorn at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, to study the function of the cell coat or glycocalyx in the recognition of cells and tissues by elements of the immune system. The research will particularly investigate how modifications of the glycocalyx can modulate apoptotic cell clearance and influence inflammatory reactions. The study will also examine how these mechanisms can contribute to solid organ graft rejection. For this position, we are seeking a junior, independent, creative and hard-working individual with specific lab experience in glycobiology, cell membrane biology and relevant techniques. Motivated candidates should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. and documented research experience in the required field.

To apply, send curriculum vitae, cover letter including a description of past research accomplishments as well as contact information for three references to Emmanuel Zorn, Ph.D.: ez2184@cumc.columbia.edu

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