Research Associate in Structural Biology
We are recruiting for a Research Associate in the Section of Structural Biology at South Kensington in the research group of Professor Xiaodong Zhang (https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/xiaodong.zhang). You will join a multi-disciplinary team of international researchers investigating the structures and mechanisms of key components involved in eukaryotic DNA damage signalling and repair. We employ a combination of cryo electron microscopy,...
Job listing information
- Reference MED02162
- Date posted 14 May 2021
- Closing date 15 June 2021
We are recruiting for a Research Associate in the Section of Structural Biology at South Kensington in the research group of Professor Xiaodong Zhang (https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/xiaodong.zhang). You will join a multi-disciplinary team of international researchers investigating the structures and mechanisms of key components involved in eukaryotic DNA damage signalling and repair. We employ a combination of cryo electron microscopy, X-ray crystallography, biochemical and biophysical techniques, utilising our excellent structural biology facilities.
Duties and responsibilities
You will carry out research in large tumour suppressors involved in the above process using a combination of biochemistry, X-ray crystallography and cryo electron microscopy techniques.
You must hold a PhD, or equivalent, in biochemistry, biophysics, structural biology or a closely related discipline. You should also have a demonstrated track record in conducting high quality original research. Knowledge at postgraduate level in structural biology (crystallography or electron microscopy) and/or biochemistry is essential. Experience in cryo electron microscopy and image analysis and/or expression/purification of multi-protein complexes in insect or human cells is desirable.
This role is full-time and fixed-term until 31 December 2023.
Candidates who have not yet been officially awarded their PhD will be appointed as a Research Assistant within the salary range £35,477 - £38,566 per annum.
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