Glycosylation in Health and Disease

Updated: about 12 hours ago
Location: Bethesda, MARYLAND

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area


The Ten Hagen, Samara, and Tabak labs in the NIH Intramural Program are actively engaged in a broad range of interdisciplinary and collaborative efforts to determine the biological functions of O-glycans. Emphasis is placed on the conduct of rigorous high risk/high reward research. Current projects include identifying novel factors involved in secretion, understanding the molecular basis of rare diseases, characterizing O-glycosylation at the host:microbe interface, and mapping the human and mouse O-glycome.

Our labs are dedicated to building an inclusive, equitable, diverse, and family friendly community with a focus on mentoring and training in Drosophila genetics, glycobiology, mass spectrometry, mouse genetics, or structural biology. The NIH Intramural Research Program offers a uniquely collaborative environment spanning all biomedical disciplines. There is access to outstanding core facilities and the NIH Clinical Center, the largest hospital in the world devoted exclusively to research.


Qualifications:

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a Ph.D. and less than 1 year of postdoctoral experience with a background in the biological sciences or in related disciplines. Prior experience in one or more of the following specialty areas - Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology or Structural Biology- is preferred. Competitive salary and benefits are available and will be commensurate with experience.


How to Apply:

To apply, please send a copy of your curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of 3 references. Please send via email to Dr. Kelly Ten Hagen, Senior Investigator, at:

Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and women are always encouraged to apply for NIH employment. DHHS and NIH are equal opportunity employers.


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