Overview

We are seeking for a highly motivated scientist for EU-funded postdoctoral position in protein structural biology for experimental team at Loschmidt Laboratories, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (https://loschmidt.chemi.muni.cz/peg/).

JOB DESCRIPTION:

•Perform protein expression, purification and biophysical characterization

•Design and perform protein crystallization experiments

•Collect X-ray diffraction data and determine protein-ligand complex structures

•Adapt emerging structural techniques (nanocrystallography and cryo-EM)

•Work in an inspiring and highly collaborative environment

•Opportunities for further training, competitive salary and benefits package

PROFILE OF CANDIDATE:

•Ph.D. in structural biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or biophysics

•Experience with protein expression and purification

•Previous experience with protein structural techniques (crystallography or cryo-EM)

•Experience with biophysical and biochemical protein characterization

•Willingness to learn new techniques (time-resolved crystallography or cryo-EM)

•Ability to develop new concepts, goal-oriented and problem-solving skills

•Good proficiency in English

APPLICATIONS:

Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter

Two letters of recommendation

Send your application to Jitka Sedlackova at jitkasedlackova@mail.muni.cz.

SELECTED PAPERS:

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140: 17999, 2018   ACS Catalysis 8: 9420, 2018

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137: 4988, 2015   ACS Catalysis 6: 7597, 2016

Chem. Rev. 113: 5871, 2013    Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol. 19: 8, 2014

Angewandte Chemie 52: 1959, 2013  Nature Chem. Biol. 10: 428, 2014

Continue at the source location: https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/44269

Source: https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/44269