Career Opportunities

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Requisition Code:SYN 1295
Location:Rockville, Maryland
Department:Synthetic Biology & Bioenergy
Schedule:Full Time
Job Responsibilities

J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) is seeking two Post-Doctoral Fellows to join Dr. Sanjay Vashee’s team in the Synthetic Biology Group at our Rockville, MD location.  The Fellows will help develop broad range applications of synthetic microbiomes.  The project encompasses the cross-section of synthetic biology and metagenomics. The Fellows also are expected to help develop scientific projects by assisting with the preparation of proposals and to publish the results of their work in peer-reviewed journals.




Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D. in biological sciences or other disciplines with significant training and experience in molecular biology and/or virology.

JCVI offers an excellent working environment and competitive benefits package. For more information and to apply to this position, please visit our website at

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.