Job Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Job Ref: GR_00101
Employer: European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
Job Location: Grenoble, France
Closing Date: 02/10/2016
Job Description:

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the highest ranked scientific research organisations in the world. The Headquarters Laboratory is located in Heidelberg (Germany), with additional sites in Grenoble (France), Hamburg (Germany), Hinxton (UK) and Monterotondo (Italy).



EMBL Grenoble Outstation enables access to state-of-the-art structural biology technologies, including the ESRF synchrotron X-ray beamlines for MX and SAXS, neutron scattering at the ILL, cryo-EM and high-field NMR at the IBS as well as protein expression screening, insect cell facilities, biophysical platform, confocal microscopy and high-throughput crystallization platforms. We have local access to excellent cryo-EM instrumentation including Tecnai F30 Polara microscope equipped with K2 camera and soon a cryo-EM facility with FEI Titan Krios will be established at the ESRF. In addition to local instrumentation we have access to all core facilities in other EMBL Institutes.

A postdoctoral position in cryo-EM is available in the laboratory of Dr. Wojciech Galej at the EMBL Grenoble, France. We are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious individual to join investigations into the structure and function of large RNA-protein complexes. We will use a multidisciplinary approach to tackle complex biochemical problems by combining cryo-EM, X-ray crystallography and other biochemical and biophysical methods.

Qualifications and Experience

The successful candidate should have a PhD in Molecular Biology or related field and have experience in molecular biology techniques, including cloning, protein expression and purification as well as good skills in biochemistry. We are particularly interested in applicants with some experience in X-ray crystallography and/or cryo-EM.

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Additional Information

For any informal inquiries please contact Wojciech Galej:

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation. Please note that appointments on fixed term contracts can be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.

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