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Biochemistry - Hemoglobin OxidationPosted by: Postdoc positions by NIH
Posted date: 2020-Mar-27
A research opportunity is currently available in the Office of Blood Research and Review (OBRR), at the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the selected participant will be involved in a research program applicable to the area of hemoglobin, red blood cell biology, their storage and hemoglobinopathies. Specifically, the research in the laboratory is focused on oxidation reactions of hemoglobin, red blood cells and their microparticles. Oxidative changes in hemoglobin are followed within red cells and their impact on cellular and subcellular levels are monitored.
The participant will be trained in the following areas:
This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and FDA. The initial appointment is for one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of FDA contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time at FDA in the Silver Spring, Maryland, area. Participants do not become employees of FDA, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.
Completion of a successful background investigation by the Office of Personnel Management is required for an applicant to be on-boarded at FDA. OPM can complete a background investigation only for individuals, including non-US Citizens, who have resided in the US for a total of three of the past five years.
FDA requires ORISE participants to read and sign their FDA Education and Training Agreement within 30 days of his/her start date, setting forth the conditions and expectations for his/her educational appointment at the agency. This agreement covers such topics as the following:
The qualified candidate should have received a doctoral degree in a Life Health or Medical Sciences field. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.
This opportunity is available to US citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR) only.To Apply:
The application deadline is August 25, 2020 3:00PM EST.
A complete application consists of:
All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.
If you have questions, send an email to ORISE.FDA.CBERorau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity (FDA-CBER-2020-0023) in your email.
This post will be available until June 27, 2020.
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