A postdoctoral research position has become available at the Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology in London. You will be joining a newly established team focusing on the fundamental processes regulating the redox homeostasis in higher eukaryotes. You will be involved in molecular and structural characterisation of large macromolecular (protein and protein/nucleic acid) complexes using cryo-electron microscopy and X-ray crystallography. This project presents unique opportunities to gain insights into basic mechanisms responsible for maintaining redox homeostasis, but is highly deregulated in human diseases (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26638071 and https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28854119). You will interact with members of the Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology (ISMB) Electron Microscopy groups. This research program also involves collaboration with international teams.
A motivated and talented Postdoctoral Research Assistant is sought to elucidate the molecular mechanisms underlying the activation and regulation of the oxidative stress response.
Applicants should have a PhD, or about to be awarded, in Structural Biology, Biochemistry or Biophysics, and have relevant research publications. Candidates having experience in cryo-EM are strongly encouraged to apply.
Grade 7 of the College's London Pay Scale which is £38,594 rising to £44,113.
The salary quoted is on the College's London Pay Scale which includes a consolidated Weighting/Allowance which applies only to staff whose normal contractual place of work is in the Greater London area.
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