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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Postdoctoral Associate, Marelli Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Postdoctoral Associate, Marelli Lab

  • Job Number: 19680

  • Functional Area: Academic (non-faculty)

  • Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • School Area: Engineering

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

  • Employment Category: Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

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    Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

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POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATE, Civil and Environmental Engineering, to assume a position in structural protein design and synthetic biology in the Marelli Lab. The project involves the design of new structural proteins using AI/ML tools and/or currently available software and algorithms for the design, modeling and computational analysis of protein structures (e.g., Rosetta, Gromacs). The Marelli Lab (http://www.marelli.mit.edu/) is particularly interested in developing new methods to integrate state-of-the-art structure design and prediction algorithms with synthetic biology. Additional information on the long term goals of the project are available at https://mitibmwatsonailab.mit.edu/people/benedetto-marelli/. Previous output from the project is available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eml.2020.100652.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, materials engineering, or related field; experience with computational methods. Experience with protein synthetic biology is highly desirable. Those interested in structural protein folding and protein structure prediction, protein-protein interaction, and/or protein-ligand docking are strongly encouraged to apply. Job #19680 In addition to applying online via the MIT website, please submit a CV and brief description of your research interests and achievements to bmarelli@mit.edu. 6/1/21

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