MASARYK UNIVERSITY

Postdoctoral researcher for RECETOX - Loschmidt Laboratories

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Location
Czech Republic (CZ)
Posted
17 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Postdoctoral researcher for RECETOX - Loschmidt Laboratories
Department  Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX)Faculty of Science 
Deadline  30 Sep 2017
Start date  by appointment 

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN LOSCHMIDT LABORATORIES 

We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher for Loschmidt Laboratories at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic (http://loschmidt.chemi.muni.cz/peg/) focused on protein engineering and molecular mechanisms of enzymatic catalysis.  

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

  • construction of rationally designed protein mutants  
  • creation of semi-rational libraries for directed evolution of proteins 
  • protein expression, purification and biochemical characterization 
  • presentation of results at conferences and workshops 
  • supervision of students and younger colleagues 

CANDIDATE PROFILE : 

  • Ph.D. in biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology or related fields 
  • experience with protein biochemistry - expression, purification, biochemical assays 
  • well organized, responsible, self-motivated, creative and flexible attitude 
  • positive personality with sense for team-work 

WE OFFER: 

  • international multidisciplinary team with expertise in biochemistry, biophysics, microfluidics, bioinformatics and molecular modelling 
  • engagement in highly ambitious projects of protein science and engineering 
  • work in an inspiring and highly collaborative environment 
  • various opportunities for further education, training and professional growth 
  • competitive salary and benefits package 

APPLICATIONS: 

The candidates are invited to send their Curriculum Vitae, a cover letter describing their motivation and previous experience and two letters of recommendation to Jitka Sedlackova at jitkasedlackova@mail.muni.cz by September 30.