RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciences › Biological engineeringChemistry › Biochemistry
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE10/09/2020 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONPoland › Cracow
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/10/2020
IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?Yes
The bionanoscience and biochemistry laboratory is recruiting for a fully-funded position with a duration of up to four years For the post of technical scientist. The successful candidate will work with a dedicated and motivated team working at the frontiers of protein nanoscience developing new protein structures based on our recent discoveries published in Nature (https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1185-4).
Details of the project:
You will be responsible for establishing and optimising the conditions for production and purification of novel protein cages for the whole team. For Cryo-EM analysis you will be involved in sample preparation, particularly establishing correct conditions for vitreous freezing of samples. You will also have the option to learn analysis techniques.
- Employment with a competitive salary for up to 48 months
- Dedicated laboratory space, office space and cutting edge experimental equipment necessary to carry out the project at the highest level
- Opportunity to become a valued member of an ambitious international team working at the forefront of synthetic structural biology
- Prospect of collaboration with a promising start-up company in a closely related area of bionanoscience
Candidates who apply for the post are required to file in the Director’s Office of Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology of the Jagiellonian University; Kraków, ul. Gronostajowa 7A, room 3/12 or electronically via email: firstname.lastname@example.org, applications should be marked “MAESTRO-Technician” the following documents:
- Curriculum vitae
- Motivation letter stating why you are interested in the position
- Personal questionnaire,
- Copy of degree certificates
- List of publications (including journal name and page numbers),
- Information regarding classes taught by a candidate, if applicable,
- Two references from previous employers or mentors.
- Statement declaring that Jagiellonian University will be the basic place of employment in the case of being employed in the competition procedure.
- Statement regarding acquaintance and acceptance of intellectual property rules as well as legal protection of intellectual property.
- Information regarding personal data processing.
Competition commencement date: 10th of August 2020
Applications deadline: Noon (CEST) on 10th of September 2020
Decision date: On or before 18.09.2020
Start date: On or after 01.10.2020
Jagiellonian University does not provide housing.
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Required Research Experiences
RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciences › Other
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE1 - 4
RESEARCH FIELDChemistry › Biochemistry
YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE1 - 4
REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELBiological sciences: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Excellent
The ideal candidate should fulfil the following criteria:
- Possess at least undergraduate degree in a scientific discipline, such as molecular biology, structural biology, biochemistry or related areas.
- Has experience in working in a research laboratory in molecular biology, biochemistry or related areas
- Has knowledge of techniques of recombinant protein production and purification
- Has an interest in synthetic structural biology
- Has an interest in and where possible some experience in cryo-EM for biological macromolecule structure determination.
- Have excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
- Have good skills of work management and experimental record keeping.
- Able to work across disciplines and be willing to gain expertise in new areas.
- Able to work collaboratively
EURAXESS offer ID: 549867
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