Jobs in Structural Biology and Related Fields

Postdoc Position Structural Biology of Transcription Complexes

EMBL Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany, Germany
Application deadline: 15 Dec 2013

 A Postdoctoral position is available in the group of Christoph Müller, 
 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany to structurally and functionally characterize 
 multi-protein complexes involved in RNA polymerase I transcription using 
 the combination of X-ray crystallography, electron microscopy and 
 biochemistry. The successful candidate will join the Christoph Müller 
 group at the Structural and Computational Biology Unit at EMBL 
 Heidelberg. EMBL is a leading international research organization with a 
 collaborative and interdisciplinary atmosphere . 
 The Müller group studies molecular mechanisms of eukaryotic 
 transcriptional regulation. Further details are available please apply online

The position requires an outstanding candidate with strong interest in 
 the characterization of challenging multi-protein complexes using 
 integrated structural biology approaches. The successful candidate holds 
 a PhD in structural biology or biochemistry. Previous experience in the 
 purification and biochemical analysis of multi-protein complexes and/or 
 previous experience in X-ray crystallography or single-particle electron 
 microscopy would be an advantage. The position requires exceptional 
 motivation and commitment, the ability to work independently as well as 
 in a team and excellent technical, organizational and management skills. 
 Further details regarding work in the laboratory and details of the 
 projects can be directly obtained from Christoph W. Müller
 EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer 
 offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an 
 international research organisation. Please apply online.