Postdoctoral position available in chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics

A postdoctoral position is available in the laboratory of Prof. Richard Baxter at Yale University ( The successful candidate will address structural and mechanistic questions regarding the innate immune response of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae.

They will join a research group that combines biophysical techniques such as x-ray crystallography, small-angle x-ray scattering with biochemistry, chemical and cell biology. The laboratory is located in the Kline Chemistry Laboratory (newly renovated June 2014) with access to in-house x-ray diffraction and biophysical instrumentation, cryo-EM facility and expanding facilities for proteomics and high-throughput biology at the Yale Keck Center and the Yale West Campus.

A PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics or other relevant discipline is required. Experience with macromolecular crystallography, SAXS, electron microscopy or mass spectrometry is preferred, experience in vector biology or host-pathogen interactions is a plus.

Interested applicants please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to Richard Baxter, Tel: +1 203 432 9576, 225 Prospect Street, PO Box 208107, New Haven CT 06511, or email

Position open until filled