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Folding and chaperoning outer membrane proteins: Structural biology guided routes towards new antibiotics


A new position in the area NMR applied to catalysis research is now open in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany. Please distribute. (Basic German knowledge required ;)


Two postdoctoral positions are available in the groups of Cyril Dominguez and Ian Eperon at the University of Leicester, UK to study the molecular mechanisms of alternative splicing regulation of apoptotic genes by G-quadruplex stabilisers.


ERC-funded PhD position is available in Marseille on the structural investigation of functional organic materials by DNP and NMR

Project title: “Structural investigation of polymorphic organic powders at natural isotopic abundance”

At Wageningen University we currently have a position for a PhD student in the field of magnetic resonance. The position is well embedded in a cross-disciplinary collaboration with Leiden University as well as industry. Excellent facilities are available, comprising 300, 400, 500, 600 and 700 MHz NMR spectrometers, equipped with high-performance PFG, (rheo)MRI and HR/CPMAS capabilities.

Two post-doctoral positions (start date – June/July 2018) are available in the group of Dr. Lalit Deshmukh at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of California San Diego (UCSD). Both positions will be available for 2 years with the possibility of extension.

Ph.D. or post-doctoral positions in NMR/structural biology at the Centre for Biomolecular Drug Research (BMWZ), Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany.


An Post-doc position is opened for 15 months in NMR and MRI in the MRIFood team at Rennes, France.


The zero and ultralow field NMR (ZULF-NMR) consortium will be recruiting 11 early-stage researchers (ESRs) to start in 1 oct 2018, see This is funded under the EU Marie Curie scheme. One ESR will be based in the laboratory of Malcolm Levitt in Southampton, for 3 years.

Two PhD studentships on oxygen-17 isotopic labeling using mechanochemistry & NMR are available at the University of Montpellier (France). The first is focused on the study of organic compounds, the second on inorganic ones.
The application deadline for both positions is March 15th 2018, for a starting date on October 1st.

For further details on the projects & how to apply, please see the job descriptions below:
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Postdoctoral Researcher Position in Solid-State NMR on Biomaterials at Stockholm University

Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Stockholm University, Sweden

An engineer position (IE – study engineer) is proposed for 24 months in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (TD-NMR and MRI) in the IRMFood team at Rennes, France. This position will open in march 2018.

Two doctoral student positions are open in the European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant (CoG) project “Ultrafast Laplace NMR” in the NMR Research Unit at the University of Oulu, Finland.

A postdoctoral research position is available in the research group of Xavier Manival at the University of Lorraine (IMoPA laboratory,, Nancy, France) as part of a dynamic team (co-directed by B. Charpentier and I.

The Soft Matter Science and Engineering laboratory at ESPCI Paris is calling for applications to a PhD position on ferromagnetic NMR in materials for catalysis and batteries.

More details can be found at

Astex is one of the leading companies in the field of structure based drug design. Based in Cambridge UK the company is located in one of the world's busiest biomedical research hubs.

Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis (CMCA) and School of Molecular Sciences (joint appointment)

Job no: 499195
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Science

The lab of Dr. Matthew Merritt has an immediate opening for a post-doctoral research associate in NMR and metabolism. The position is funded through a newly awarded NIH P41 grant (Project title: National Resource for Advanced NMR Technology, 1P41GM122698) with pay according to the NIH scale.


Project Description

Open positions at the Australian National University (ANU) for two Research Associates (Postdocs) and 3 PhD students.  The grant is for capacity building and the Postdoc positions are for outstanding applicants who are on track towards an independent career in academia.

Funding: 5-year grant by the Australian Research Council.

An open position as researcher or senior researcher in hyperpolarized magnetic resonance is available.


We are inviting applications for the position of a scientific supervisor / facility manager for the NMR facility of Utrecht University and the Dutch National uNMR-NL facility, starting from April 1st, 2018.


A one-year research grant is available for scientists who currently hold a Master degree in Chemistry/ Biochemistry/Physics/Biosphysics or related discipline at CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro.

Professor Mike Williamson ( seeks a senior postdoctoral research scientist to conduct NMR studies of proteins, supervise students, help in running the research group, and develop independent research projects.

A one-year postdoctoral research position, renewable by mutual consent for two additional years subject to available funding, is offered at Hunter College of the City University of New York, beginning around January 15, 2018. The research program concerns solid and liquid state NMR of materials being evaluated for electrochemical energy storage and conversion, in particular lithium battery and fuel cell applications. Current and future work involves collaborative projects with U.S. National Labs and U.S.

The new laboratory in Regensburg (Southern Germany, 100 km North of Munich), has an open position for a Postdoc and for a PhD student.

Our lab is interested in applying and developing methods in NMR spectroscopy (including methyl TROSY techniques) for very large protein complexes (> 100 kDa). Our aim is to understand how motions in large enzyme complexes influence function.