Jobs in Structural Biology and Related Fields

Senior Scientist / Group leader Position

Goethe University Institute of Biophysical Chemistry (IBPC), Frankfurt, Germany
Application deadline: 16 Mar 2014

Senior Scientist / Group leader Position (tenure-track) Structural Biology on Membrane Proteins Institute of Biochemistry, Biocenter, Goethe-University Frankfurt 
A senior scientist position is available to join a research group interested in investigating the structure and mechanism of membrane transport complexes involved in immunity, viral and tumor immune evasion. The position funded for two years (with a renewal for long-term carrier perspective as tenured group leader) is embedded in a lively and international competitive research environment, including the Cluster of Excellence on Macromolecular Complexes ( and the Collaborative Research Center on Membrane Transport and Communication ( 
Candidates having proved their outstanding commitment to science by a prior experimental thesis in biochemistry, molecular biology, structural biology, or a closely related field are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate should have significant experience in x-ray crystallography and present a strong publication record in quality peer-reviewed journals. 
The position also includes radiation survey and supervision of the central isotope lab as well as of the central gene technical security S1/S2 lab. Parallel to previously mentioned scientific tasks, the successful candidate will be given opportunity to promote her/his own scientific career and to acquire further qualifications. Very good IT skills, teaching experience, creative thinking, the ability to work independently and collaboratively so as to lead a small team of (under)graduate students are required. 
Interested applicants are to send till March 16th 2014 an comprehensive and enlightening application (CV, summary of past research experience and accomplishments together with name/contact information of two references) to: Robert Tampé, Institute of Biochemistry, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Max-von-Laue-Str. 9, 60438 by email