ORGANISATION/COMPANYLatvian Institute of Organic Synthesis
RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciences › Biology
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE31/07/2020 00:00 - Europe/London
LOCATIONLatvia › Riga
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/09/2020
Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis (LIOS) - the leading drug discovery centre in the Baltic countries is offering one fixed term position of Post-doctoral student in molecular biology within Biotechnology group chaired by Dr. Emilio Parisini (profile info: http://www.osi.lv/en/laboratories/biotehnologiju-grupa/ ). The position is offered within the scope of refinanced Horizon 2020 ERA-Chair project BioDrug.
Postdoctoral fellow is expected to study molecular mechanisms of enzymes and cell adhesion proteins. The lab focuses on the elucidation of the molecular bases of fundamental biological processes as well as on drug discovery, bio-sensing and biomaterial applications. You will have the opportunity to grow professionally in a young and motivating group atmosphere, working in an inspiring research environment and with outstanding equipment/facilities at one of the leading research centers in Europe. As the laboratory focuses on multidisciplinary projects, a strong ability to work in a highly collaborative environment is essential. For details on responsibilities, obligations and rights of the position see http://www.osi.lv/en/vacancies/recruitment-post-doctoral-student-molecular-biology/.
The duration of the contract: 24 +12 months, with option for further extension.
Basic salary EUR 52 700,- p.a. before tax
Family allowance EUR 6 000,- p.a. before tax subject to MSCA eligibility criteria
Dedicated funding for training and short term mobility (e.g. scientific conferences).
Applications must be in English and include:
- Motivation letter and names of referees;
- CV, including academic qualifications, research and teaching experience.
Web site for additional job details
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELBiological sciences: PhD or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
We are searching for the candidate with
- PhD degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology or related disciplines;
- graduate training in molecular biology, protein chemistry and cell biology;
- experience with a broad range of expression systems (bacteria, yeast, insect and mammalian cells).
Full set of mandatory competences, desirable competences as well as the selection methodology see http://www.osi.lv/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Criteria_Post_doc_molecular.pdf.
Women are explicitly encouraged to apply to increase their share in science and research.
EURAXESS offer ID: 525201
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