Postdoc: Protein Structural Biologist

We are seeking for a highly motivated scientist for EU-funded postdoctoral position in protein structural biology for experimental team at Loschmidt Laboratories, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (https://loschmidt.chemi.muni.cz/peg/). JOB DESCRIPTION:
  • Perform protein expression, purification and biophysical characterization
  • Design and perform protein crystallization experiments
  • Collect X-ray diffraction data and determine protein-ligand complex structures
  • Adapt emerging structural techniques (nanocrystallography and cryo-EM)
  • Work in an inspiring and highly collaborative environment
  • Opportunities for further training, competitive salary and benefits package
PROFILE OF CANDIDATE:
  • Ph.D. in structural biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or biophysics
  • Experience with protein expression and purification
  • Previous experience with protein structural techniques (crystallography or cryo-EM)
  • Experience with biophysical and biochemical protein characterization
  • Willingness to learn new techniques (time-resolved crystallography or cryo-EM)
  • Ability to develop new concepts, goal-oriented and problem-solving skills
  • Good proficiency in English
APPLICATIONS:
  • Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Send your application to Jitka Sedlackova at Tato e-mailová adresa je chráněna před spamboty. Pro její zobrazení musíte mít povolen Javascript..
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