Post-doctoral position: Ab aggregation in a membrane environment

A one year post-doctoral position is currently available to join a research programme on “amyloid-beta aggregation in a membrane environment” at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine in Barcelona (IRB Barcelona). It should be noted that the position will involve long stays at the Institut Européen de Chimie et Biologie (IECB) in Bordeaux where my group is currently based. Please find an attachment with the details.


Successful candidates are expected to have:

- A Ph.D. in any discipline of the Life Sciences.

- Need to be highly motivated, enthusiastic about science, with an ability to think creatively and work independently.


Candidates with experience in one or more of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

- Structural characterisation of membrane proteins under different biomimetic membrane environments (detergent micelles, amphipols, bicelles, nanodiscs, and liposomes

- Protein expression and purification

- Protein structural determination using solution Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography and cryo-electron microscopy.

- Study of protein-ligand binding interactions.

- Extraction of membrane proteins from biological tissues


Applications should include:

- A cover letter summarising the candidate past experience, research interests and career goals.

- CV including the names and contact information of 2-3 references

and should be sent by e-mail to:


Deadline for applications: 15/10/2017. When the applicants do not fit the requirements, the deadline be extended.

Expected incorporation: Immediate


Natàlia Carulla, PhD
Group Leader
European Institute of Chemistry and Biology (IECB)
et CBMN (UMR 5248), University of Bordeaux – CNRS – INP Bordeaux
2 rue Robert Escarpit,
33607 Pessac, France

Phone: +33 (0) 5 4000 3008



Research Associate at IRB Barcelona
Baldiri Reixac 10
Barcelona 08028