Malaria Vaccine Postdoctoral Research
at ORAU/ORISE DoD Programs

Date Posted: 11/25/2018

Opportunity Description

The application for this opportunity is now available on Zintellect, a custom-designed application system for all ORISE opportunities. To be considered for this opportunity, please apply at To search and apply for other internships, experiential learning opportunities, academic fellowships and scholarships, please visit One postdoctoral research opportunity is available with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. This opportunity will be located in Silver Spring, MD. This is a twelve month research opportunity with the option to be renewed additional appointment terms. U.S. Citizenship is Required. Qualified candidates should have completed their PhD within the past five years. This opportunity includes, but is not limited to, the following: This posting is for a highly motivated, Postdoctoral Fellow in the research area of malaria vaccine development and translational research or medicine. Walter Reed Army Institute of Research is seeking an outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow to support ongoing research involving the development and characterization of immune responses to malaria vaccine candidates. The candidate shall have interest in design, development and discovery of antigen delivery platforms and characterization of immunological responses against malaria infection in murine models of malaria; an interest in molecular engineering are desirable. The successful candidate(s) will have the opportunity to pursue basic and applied research in the fields of malaria vaccine development, pre-clinical immunology and/product and assay development. The candidate should possess a Ph.D. in molecular biology/engineering, cell biology, biochemistry or related fields with an interest in gaining experience in research in applied vaccinology. Expertise in characterizing immune responses following malaria vaccination and assessment of efficacy in challenge models, use of animal models and development of immunological assays is a plus. Excellent organizational and communication skills are desired. Click here for more information

Opportunity Snapshot

About Us

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research participation programs for civilians such as:

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Program that allow senior scientists, faculty; high school, bachelor’s, masters’ and doctoral students, and recent graduates to enhance their science education experience in projects and activities at our Department of Defense (DOD) and other Government and Private Industry customers’ laboratories and research facilities worldwide.

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. Scientists and engineers at ARL help shape and execute the Army's program for meeting the challenge of developing technologies that will support Army forces in meeting future operational needs.

Research opportunities include, but are not limited to the following disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Anthropology, Archeology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Engineering, Biomechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Health Risk Assessment, Environmental Science, Entomology, Epidemiology, Ergonomics, Geology, Health Education Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, Nanotechnology, Photonics, Physics, Public Health Economics, Public Health Policy, and more.

What is a Talent Network?

Joining our Talent Network will enhance your search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.

Why Join?

  • Receive alerts with new opportunities that match your interests
  • Share opportunities with family and friends through Social Media or email