Postdoctoral Position in Structural Biology

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Structural Biology
University of Oxford, Department of Biochemistry, South Parks Road, Oxford
Grade 7: Salary in the range £30,738 - £31,656 p.a.

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Associate to investigate the structure, function, and intermolecular interactions of eukaryotic integral membrane proteins that are involved in formation of the tubular endoplasmic reticulum.

Applicants should possess a PhD, or expect to obtain soon, a PhD in a relevant subject, and should have experience in protein structural biology and be proficient in the expression, purification, and biophysical characterisation of proteins. You should possess basic molecular biology skills including recombinant DNA techniques, and intermediate to advanced computer skills (expertise in using Unix command line, and ability to script using python or similar). You should also have the ability to plan and organise research in an independent and self-motivated fashion, and communicate the research outcomes clearly (both speaking and in writing).

This full-time fixed-term post is funded by the Medical Research Council for up to 2 years.

Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from the document below.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 3 August 2016, with interviews for shortlisted candidates to be held as soon as possible thereafter.

Please check the following website for qualifications and application
instructions: http://www.bioch.ox.ac.uk/aspsite/index.asp?sectionid=vacancies&job=124334

For informal queries about the lab and research project, please contact Jason
Schnell by e-mail: jason.schnell@bioch.ox.ac.uk