Postdoc in Protein Research

21 March 2018

A postdoc position is available in the Core Facility Biomolecular Interaction and Crystalization to participate in research focused on structural studies of (particularly, but not solely) membrane proteins. The main focus of the work will be structural studies on proteins participating in the multistep phosphorelay signalling in plants and establishing the plant-based expression system (in a close collaboration with Jan Hejatko group at CEITEC). Research will be conducted at CEITEC located in the life science campus of Masaryk University (Brno, Bohunice, https://www.ceitec.eu/).

Requirements
  • Be within 7 years after receiving PhD. in biochemistry/molecular biology/protein research/structural biology or related fields
  • Practical experience with protein expression and purification
  • Published in impactful journals in the field, corresponding to given stage of career demonstrating creativity and scientific quality (with at least 2 papers, one the them as first author, during the last 3 years)
  • Worked at least 2 whole years out of the last 3 outside of the Czech Republic
  • Good English language – spoken and written

 

Desirable but not required:

  • Motivated person with collaborative mind set
  • Willingness to engage in the life of academic community
  • Theoretical knowledge of protein structure study principles and approaches
  • Experience with non-bacterial expression systems
We offer
  • Interesting position in a dynamically expanding research institute
  • An attractive salary and benefits package
  • Background of a recognized and successful institution with supportive and international working environment
  • Environment promoting interdisciplinarity and intersectorality of research
  • In house core facilities
  • Support of administrative departments (including grant office service)
  • Support with the relocation process (welcome office service)
  • 6 weeks of paid holiday

Applications including CV, contacts for referees and a brief motivation letter should be sent by e-application available on https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/38929. Questions concerning scientific details may be directed to michaela.wimmerova'at'ceitec.cz.

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