Postdoctoral researchers in Structural Biology
Sort on published: 2017-02-03
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
The Department of Cell and Molecular Biology (ICM) of Uppsala University is one of the most international, interdisciplinary and successful research departments in molecular biosciences in Europe including for example 5 ERC funded PIs.
The Deindl group (www.deindl-lab.com) is recruiting up to two highly motivated postdoctoral researchers with a natural talent and strong motivation to identify and solve scientific problems. They will carry out cryo- EM or X-ray crystallographic and biochemical studies to study the mechanisms of chromatin-associated protein complexes in the framework of a recently awarded ERC grant.
The Deindl laboratory is an interdisciplinary group of scientists led by Assistant Professor Sebastian Deindl. The group combines an integrated structural biology (Cryo-EM, X-ray crystallography, XL-MS, SAXS) approach with single-molecule imaging (smFRET) to obtain a quantitative and mechanistic understanding of protein complexes involved in human disease states.
The postdocs will work in close collaboration with other structural biologists, biophysicists, and biochemists, but are expected to run their own project independently. A strong track record from experimental projects, a passion for science and good interpersonal skills are prerequisites for the position.
The researchers will benefit from access to state-of-the-art facilities for all relevant techniques. The SciLifeLab cryo-EM facility features state-of-the-art equipment, including a Titan Krios and Talos Arctica armed with the latest generation direct electron detectors and a modern computational infrastructure.
Please see http://deindl-lab.com/ for more information about the research in the Deindl lab.
- PhD in structural biology or equivalent competence
- Creative and self-motivated personality with interest in fundamental science
- Documented experience in cryo-EM or X-ray crystallography
- Excellent problem solving skills
- Good interpersonal skills
- Excellent communication skills in English
- Skills in protein purification and biochemistry
- Skills in the analysis and purification of protein complexes
Application should include:
- Cover letter (aim for 1500 characters with spaces)
- CV including list of publications
- Copy of official academic transcripts
- Names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers for three reference persons
Uppsala University finds that gender balance and diversity brings a higher quality to the organization. We therefore welcome applicants of any gender and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.
Pay: Individual salaries
Starting: The starting date is flexible. Please indicate approximate starting date.
Working hours: xxx %
For further information about the position please contact
Assistant Professor Sebastian Deindl (email@example.com).
You are welcome to submit your application no later than 2017-03-03, UFV-PA 2017/314.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet
Stefan Djurström, Seko 018-471 3315
Marie Ols, TCO/ST 018-471 2459
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/314
Last application date: 2017-03-03