MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Investigator Scientist – Structural Studies

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Investigator Scientist – Structural Studies
Salary Range £30,914 – £33,755
Fixed Term – Until 31 March 2021
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

We seek to appoint an Investigator Scientist to the Division of Structural Studies to undertake single particle electron cryo-microscopy (cryo-EM) analysis of the budding yeast kinetochore and its complex with centromeric chromatin. This position is available immediately and terminates on 31 March 2021. It is located at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK within the group of David Barford.

The project would suit a highly motivated and committed scientist interested in molecular mechanisms of the cell cycle and chromosome segregation.

The successful applicant will hold at least a PhD (or equivalent) in a biological/physical science. Experience with single particle electron microscopy data collection and processing is essential.

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Closing date: 4 July 2019

Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.

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