QUEENS UNIVERSITY BELFAST

Research Assistant, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

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Location
Belfast, United Kingdom
Salary
£27,831 - £32,236 per annum
Posted
03 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2018
Ref
18/106983
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Application closing date 18/12/2018
Salary £27,831 - £32,236 per annum (potential to progress to £35,210 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)
Job category/type Research

Job description

The work encompasses developing and applying computational chemistry/biology approaches to engineer enzymes to achieve desirable functions, in support of multiple enzyme evolution projects with close collaboration with biologists and chemists. Additionally, the successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the day to day running of the computer laboratory. The successful applicant will be expected to work at Almac Sciences Ltd. in Craigavon, as required by the project. This post is available until 30 March 2019.

The position has specifications on the following topics:

  • Protein structure prediction and refinement;
  • Molecular dynamics simulations of biomolecules;
  • Free energy calculation in MD simulation;
  • Calculation of enzymatic reactions.

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