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Postdoctoral Fellow – Biology (#65100)

California Institute for Biomedical Research

La Jolla/San Diego, CA
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Full time
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Areas of Expertise Desired:
Assay Development, Biology, Cell Culture, Drug Discovery, Infectious Disease, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, PhD,

Job Description

The California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) is a not-for-profit research institute located in La Jolla, California. Calibr is focused on innovative early stage translational research in collaboration with academic partners in the areas of regenerative medicine, cancer biology, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, immunology and infectious disease.

The California Institute for Biomedical Research (Calibr) is seeking talented Post-Doctoral Fellow candidates to join a dynamic, interdisciplinary team of scientists focused on early-stage translational research in infectious diseases. Postdoctoral Fellows will work in a highly collaborative environment to identify small molecules active against human pathogens, including Plasmodium, Cryptosporidium and helminths. Research activities include assay development, high throughput cell-based screens, molecular and cellular biology, and target identification/validation studies on lead compounds. Postdoctoral fellows will have the opportunity to publish their findings in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals.

Candidates for the position must have a Ph.D. and extensive research experience in biology or biochemistry. Previous experience with infectious disease and drug discovery are a plus. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and a strong work ethic.


•   Ph.D. in biology, biochemistry, or infectious disease, or a related field
•   Experience with tissue culture is preferred
•   Highly motivated, creative and team-oriented
•   A genuine passion for infectious disease
•   Able to effectively collaborate and communicate within the team and with academic partners

Details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Calibr is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals are encouraged to apply at Please refer to job #65100 in the email subject line.

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