14/07/2021

POSTDOC POSITION IN STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY & PROTEIN DESIGN

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Masaryk University and FNUSA-ICRC
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiology
    ChemistryBiochemistry
    PhysicsBiophysics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    01/09/2021 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Czech Republic › Brno
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40

OFFER DESCRIPTION

We are seeking for a highly motivated scientist for a postdoctoral position in structural biology and protein design at Loschmidt Laboratories, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. We conduct research in enzymology and protein engineering to fight acute stroke, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Molecular cloning and gene assembly
  • Protein expression, purification and biophysical characterization
  • Protein structure determination by X-ray crystallography and cryo-electron microscopy
  • Structure-based protein and enzyme design
  • Work in a friendly, inspiring and highly collaborative environment
  • Opportunities for further training, personal growth and benefits package

More Information

Benefits

  • Multidisciplinary and international environment: biochemistry, biophysics, microfluidics, bioinformatics, molecular modelling and artificial intelligence
  • Ambitious projects of protein science and engineering
  • Inspiring, collaborative and friendly environment
  • Opportunities for further education, training and professional growth
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, work-life balance
  • Brno is the 6th most popular city among students world-wide

Selection process

APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE:

  • Structured Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Send your application to Sarka Nevolova at sarka.nevolova@fnusa.cz

Additional comments

SELECTED PAPERS:

  • Nature Comm. 12: 3616, 2021
  • Chem. Sci. 11: 11162, 2020
  • J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140: 17999, 2018
  • ACS Catalysis 10: 1210, 2020
  • J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137: 4988, 2015
  • Nature Chem. Biol. 10: 428, 2014

 

 

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in structural biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or biophysics
  • Experience with protein production, biophysical and biochemical characterization
  • Experience with protein structural techniques (crystallography, NMR or cryoEM)
  • Willingness to learn new methods and emerging techniques
  • Ability to develop new concepts; goal-oriented and problem-solving skills
  • Good proficiency in English

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Masaryk University and FNUSA-ICRC
Czech Republic
Czech Republic
Brno
625 00
Kamenice 5/C13

EURAXESS offer ID: 664114

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