PhD student in computational structural biology
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The Department of Cell and Molecular Biology is one of the most international, broad and distinguished molecular bioscience departments in Europe. The department comprises six research programs with about 130 employees. This PhD position will be in Professor Johan Åqvist’s research group, in the program for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. The programbrings together research and education in biomolecular computing and bioinformatics, there are about 40 employees, including 15 PhD students.
General description The research group works in the field of computational biochemistry and computer simulations addressing problem areas such as enzyme catalysis, ligand binding and protein stability. For more information, please see the group website at http://www.icm.uu.se/cbbi/aqvist-lab/.
Work description The PhD student shall primarily focus on postgraduate studies, but other duties related to teaching and administrative work may be involved, up to a maximum of 20 % of the time. Information about doctoral education, eligibility requirements and admission rules can be found at the faculty website, http://www.teknat.uu.se/utbildning/utbildning-pa-forskarniva/ .
Required qualifications: The applicant should have a university degree in chemistry, biochemistry or physics. The applicant should have a solid background in theoretical chemistry and structural biology, as well as experience from computational calculations. Team work ability is considered very important and you must be able to teach in either Swedish or English. Admission decisions will be based on an assessment of the applicant's ability to successfully complete the doctoral studies.
Meritorious skills Experience from molecular dynamics simulations, quantum chemistry, programming and structural bioinformatics.
The application should preferably be written in English and include:
- Letter of motivation with a short description of your research interests and qualifications for the project (maximum two pages).
- CV encompassing education and other merits, as well as a description of relevant skills in relation to the required qualifications. Publication list.
- Copy of degree diploma and other official transcripts.
Rules governing PhD students are set out in the Higher Education Ordinance chapter 5, §§ 1-7 and in Uppsala University's rules and guidelines http://regler.uu.se/?languageId=1.
Salary: According to local agreement for PhD students.
Starting date: As soon as possible or as otherwise agreed.
Type of employment: Temporary position according to the Higher Education Ordinance chapter 5 § 7.
Scope of employment: 100 %
For further information about the position please contact: Prof. Johan Åqvist, tel. +46(0)18471 4109, e-mail email@example.com or administrative questions contract Hr-generalist Mathilda Olsén, tel. +46(0) 18471 4565, e-mail Mathilda.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please submit your application by September 21th 2020, UFV-PA 2020/3086.
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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
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Number of reference: 2020/3086
Last application date: 2020-09-21
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