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Posted December 16, 2014
Postdoctoral position in mass spectrometry for glycoprotein structure
Contact: Joshua Sharp, Ph.D. Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, jsharp@ccrc.uga.edu


Description:
Our laboratory is focused on the development and application of protein chemistry, separation, and mass spectrometry technology for the analysis of 3-D protein structure.  We currently have an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to develop new technologies for hydroxyl radical protein footprinting, with applications directed at probing the structure of HIV gp120 glycoprotein and it's interactions with biomedically important classes of antibodies through a combination of experiment and computational modeling.  Primary responsibilities will be the development and application of technologies to quantitatively characterize proteins by hydroxyl radical footprinting.  The candidate will also be involved in the training of graduate and undergraduate researchers, will lead day-to-day interactions with computational chemists, and will assist in the management of the lab. Candidates with demonstrated experience in protein mass spectrometry, liquid chromatography, protein chemistry and/or protein structure preferred. To apply, please email a cover letter briefly describing your research experience, interests, and goals; a current CV; and a list of at least three references to:

Joshua Sharp, Ph.D.
Complex Carbohydrate Research Center
jsharp@ccrc.uga.edu


Posted December 9, 2014
Postdoctoral position studying newly discovered rare disease
Contact: azimmon@sanfordburnham.org


Description:

NGLY1 mutations cause a human neurological disease of protein de-glycosylation. Pathological mechanisms are unknown

This position requires significant publications in biochemistry, cell biology, glycobiology, ERAD or cytoplasmic protein degradation. Fluent spoken and written English, independent thinking, and team spirit are essential.

To respond, please send a single PDF document that includes all of the following: your current CV; a 2 page letter outlining your background, specific interest in NGLY1, and how you would study it; and 3 reference letters discussing your specific qualifications for this project.  Only those applicants who apply in this manner will be considered.

Please submit application materials to: azimmon@sanfordburnham.org

NGLY1 background articles: PMID 24651605 and http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/07/21/one-of-a-kind-2


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

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