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POSTDOC: PROTEIN STRUCTURAL BIOLOGIST

Posted by: Faculty of Science, Masaryk University

Posted date: Oct-18-2019

Location: Brno, Czech Republic

We are seeking a highly motivated scientist for an EU-funded postdoctoral position in protein structural biology for an experimental team at Loschmidt Laboratories, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University.
More about us on https://loschmidt.chemi.muni.cz/peg/.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
â˘Perform protein expression, purification and biophysical characterization
â˘Design and perform protein crystallization experiments
â˘Collect X-ray diffraction data and determine protein-ligand complex structures
â˘Adapt emerging structural techniques: nanocrystallography and cryo-EM
â˘Work in an friendly, inspiring and highly collaborative environment
â˘Opportunities for further training, personal growth and benefits package


PROFILE OF CANDIDATE:
â˘Ph.D. in structural biology, molecular biology, biochemistry or biophysics
â˘Experience with protein expression and purification
â˘Previous experience with protein structural techniques
â˘Experience with biophysical and biochemical protein characterization
â˘Willingness to learn new techniques: nanocrystallography and cryo-EM
â˘Ability to develop new concepts; goal-oriented and problem-solving skills
â˘Good proficiency in English


APPLICATIONS:
â˘Curriculum Vitae and motivation letter
â˘Two letters of recommendation

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


SELECTED PAPERS:
â˘J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140: 17999, 2018 â˘ACS Catalysis 8: 9420, 2018
â˘J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137: 4988, 2015 â˘ACS Catalysis 6: 7597, 2016
â˘Chem. Rev. 113: 5871, 2013 â˘Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol. 19: 8, 2014
â˘Angewandte Chemie 52: 1959, 2013 â˘Nature Chem. Biol. 10: 428, 2014
Job Title POSTDOC: PROTEIN STRUCTURAL BIOLOGIST
Post Details
Email jitkasedlackova(at)mail.muni.cz
Employer's Website loschmidt.chemi.muni.cz
Category
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Structural Biology
Job Classification Job Classification -> Postdoctoral Researcher
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Brno, Czech Republic
Key Words postdoc, protein structural biology, enzymology
Start Date upon agreement
Deadline Nov-10-2019