26/03/2021

Postdoctoral fellow of a research project “Centre for Recombinant Biotechnologies and Immunotherapeutics (CEREBIT)”

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    22/05/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Czech Republic › Vestec, Prague - west
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/07/2021

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Postdoctoral fellow will be member of the Laboratory of Ligand Engineering at the Institute of Biotechnology (IBT) and involved in Research project BIOCEV - Research and Development of High-Affinity Binding Proteins. He/she will be responsible for the Research Plan 1 of the project CEREBIT (2018-2022) “The identification of peptide ligands of protective antibodies as a new platform of vaccines that mimic natural low immunogenic glycopeptide targets in selected viral and bacterial infections”.

The successful candidate will focus on methods of directed evolution of proteins including screening of highly complex combinatorial libraries derived from protein domain scaffolds and selection techniques to identify promising sequence variants with a potential for the stimulation of protective antibodies. He/she will be responsible for the expression and purification of binding proteins and will characterize selected variants by biochemical and biophysical methods, will test their binding properties and specificity by ELISA, competition ELISA and related techniques, and will also collaborate on design and molecular assembly of DNA vaccination constructs.

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What we offer

  • Full-time job
  • The contract is offered until December 2022.

Workplace location: Centre of Excellence BIOCEV, Vestec, Prague West region, Czech Republic. See www.ibt.cas.cz. IBT is located in the BIOCEV Centre completed in the year 2015 and fully equipped for experimental work in protein expression, protein purification and characterization, including availability of the “Centre for Molecular Structure (CML)” and the Imaging core facility. www.biocev.eu

Send written applications including motivation letter and professional CV in electronic form to petr.maly@ibt.cas.cz

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

  • PhD in Protein Engineering or related fields
  • Experience with molecular genetics, cell biology or immunology is advantageous
  • Proved history of research activities
  • Publication activity in the field
  • Ability to actively participate in the research program
  • Excellent communication skills and teamwork
  • English, written and spoken, advanced level

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Czech Republic
Vestec, Prague - west
252 50
BIOCEV Campus, Průmyslová 595

EURAXESS offer ID: 620453

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