Jobs in Structural Biology and Related Fields

PhD studentship

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Barcelona, Spain
Application deadline: 30 Aug 2013

We seek for a highly motivated Ph.D.-student willing to learn eagerly and contribute with an enthusiastic, collaborative and creative attitude to our Macromolecular Structural Biology research. The technical skills acquired by the student during the PhD will encompass cloning, heterologous overexpression, purification, biochemical characterization, crystallization and crystal structure determination by X-ray diffraction methods. During the development of the project, electron microscopy and further biophysical and biochemical methods will be also considered in order to better characterise the proteins under study and their complexes. 

The candidate should have a degree obtained less than two years ago in Biology, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, and Chemistry or related, which entitles him/her to embark on a Ph.D. A Master in Structural Biology would be desirable. The candidate should have EU-citizenship. 

Interested candidates can have more information about our projects, which are basically related to mitochondrial proteins and mitochondrial DNA regulation, at

The lab is located at the premises of the Science Park Barcelona,

Interested candidates should send as soon as possible an e-mail with their CV together with a motivated letter, contact details of two referees and the university scores, to