Postdoctoral position - PROTEIN STRUCTURAL BIOLOGIST at Loschmidt Laboratories

We are seeking a highly motivated scientist for an EU-funded postdoctoral position in protein structural biology for an experimental team at Loschmidt Laboratories, Masaryk University,  Brno, Czech Republic.  We conduct basic research in enzymology and fight acute stroke, cancer, and Alzheimer’s disease. More about us on 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 a friendly, inspiring and highly collaborative environment •Opportunities for further training, personal growth 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 •Experience with biophysical and biochemical protein characterization •Willingness to learn new techniques: nanocrystallography and cryo-EM •Ability to develop new concepts; goal-oriented and problem-solving skills •Good proficiency in English   APPLICATIONS: Your application including •Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter •Two letters of recommendation send to Jitka Sedlackova at Tato e-mailová adresa je chráněna před spamboty. Pro její zobrazení musíte mít povolen Javascript..   SELECTED PAPERS: •J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140: 17999, 2018   ACS Catalysis 8: 9420, 2018 •J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137: 4988, 2015   ACS Catalysis 6: 7597, 2016 •Chem. Rev. 113: 5871, 2013    Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol. 19: 8, 2014 Angewandte Chemie 52: 1959, 2013  Nature Chem. Biol. 10: 428, 2014   FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT Masaryk University is available at www.muni.cz/en Brno is available at http://www.brnoregion.com/