ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversity of Bristol (UoB)
RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciencesChemistryPhysics
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)Recognised Researcher (R2)Established Researcher (R3)Leading Researcher (R4)
APPLICATION DEADLINE05/01/2020 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONUnited Kingdom › Bristol
TYPE OF CONTRACTOther
Job number ACAD104339
Division/School - School of Biochemistry
Contract type - Open Ended
Working pattern - Full time
Salary £33,797 - £38,017 per annum
Closing date for applications 05-Jan-2020
A Wellcome Trust-funded post-doctoral Research Associate position in Biochemistry is available from 1st February 2020 at the School of Biochemistry, University of Bristol.
As part of a dynamic team, the post-doc will analyse the functional interactions of factors involved in translational control in vitro and in vivo. Outstanding applicants have a strong background in biochemistry, biophysics and/or structural biology. Expertise in molecular biology and protein biochemistry is essential. Experience in mammalian cell culture is highly desirable. Experience in in vitro translation, ribosome/RNA biochemistry or in vivo genetic code expansion is a definite plus.
The position requires a Ph.D (awarded or imminent) in Biochemistry, Structural Biology or a related field. The successful candidate is a highly motivated, committed individual who enjoys working as part of a highly dynamic, collaborative and multidisciplinary team and has good communication skills.
The post-doc will be based in the Berger-Schaffitzel (lead) laboratory in a highly collaborative setup including the Berger and Crump groups (Bristol), the Kulozik and Hentze groups (Univ. of Heidelberg, Germany) and Rappsilber group (Univ. of Edinburgh & Berlin). We are seeking to fill the posts asap.
We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.
EURAXESS offer ID: 470186
Posting organisation offer ID: 713729
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