POSTDOC POSITION IN STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY & PROTEIN DESIGN

27 Jul 2021

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.

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WEB: loschmidt.chemi.muni.cz/peg/
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/loschmidtlaboratories
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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

PROFILE OF CANDIDATE:

  • 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

WE OFFER:

  • 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

APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE:

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

SELECTED PAPERS:

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

Nature Chem. Biol. 10: 428, 2014


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