Jobs in Structural Biology and Related Fields

Structure-based Protein Engineering

University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Application deadline: 20 Feb 2020

The Iwai laboratory at the Institute of Biotechnology invites applications for:

Structure-based Protein Engineering

with effect from 1.2.2020 or at earliest convenience till 31.12. 2021 with the possibility of further employment, depending on funding availability at Biocentre 3, Viikinkaari 1, Helsinki University.


They are looking for a scientist with experience in protein engineering and structural biology to join their team for translational researches.

An appointee to the position shall have good experience in protein engineering and the ability to manage scientific projects and work effectively.  Tasks include high-throughput cloning, protein production, protein purification, and structural characterization. The ability to communicate effectively in English and to prepare reports on time for industrial collaborators is essential. The candidate shall be a team player to achieve challenging goals together. 


More information about the Institute of Biotechnology and the core facilities.

The salary will be based on level 5 of the demands level chart for teaching and research personnel in the salary system of Finnish universities. In addition, the appointee will be paid a salary component based on personal performance.  

The application should include a complete CV including education, degrees obtained, prior work experience and the names and contact information for two references.

The applications (in English) should be sent via this website

The search starts immediately and continues till filled. For more information please contact Hideo Iwai, tel. +358 2941 59752.

Helsinki, Finland

Structure-based Protein Engineering