Senior Research Fellow, Transmission Electron Microscopy

22 Nov 2020
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22 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Materials Science and Engineering invites applications for the position of Senior Research Fellow.

The Senior Research Fellow will be working on an exciting interdisciplinary project in the area of “Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation (LLPS) involving research teams in the Schools of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) and Biological Sciences (SBS) at NTU that have a strong international recognition in the areas of molecular biomimetics, cell biologists, biophysics, and plant biochemistry.

Key Responsibilities: 

The Senior Research Fellow will be in-charge of investigating the mechanisms and dynamics of protein droplet formation in a variety of model systems exhibiting LLPS, including extra-cellular proteins, actin self-assembly or in the carbon fixation enzyme Rubysco.

Job Requirements:

  • PhD in Structural Biology, Protein Chemistry, Materials Science (Biomaterials) or Bioengineering
  • Must have strong expertise in Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) of biological samples, ideally with previous skills in liquid phase TEM and/or CryoTEM
  • Additional expertise in Life Sciences techniques such as protein expression and purification and other biophysical characterization or imaging (such as Atomic Force Microscopy) will be favorably considered
  • Applicants must have at least 5 years of post-doctoral experience, those with 1 to 2 years of post-doctoral experience or fresh graduates are welcome to apply as Research Fellow

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Hiring Institution: NTU

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