King's College London (KCL)

Research Associate in HDX-MS of Membrane Proteins

King's College London (KCL)

London, United Kingdom

Research Associate in HDX-MS of Membrane Proteins

King’s College London

King’s Chemistry

Ref. 029367

The salary will be paid at Grade 6, £38,304 – £39,345 per annum, inclusive of £3,500 per annum London Allowance.

This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract for 24 months.

This is a full-time post.


The project involves the study of membrane protein dynamics within their native lipid environment. In particular, the project will use the emerging hydrogen-deuterium exchange mass spectrometry (HDX-MS) technology to enable conformational fingerprints of membrane protein. Applicants should have completed a PhD or have submitted a thesis, in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology or related field. The successful candidate will have experience in structural mass spectrometry and/or other structural biology techniques. Experience in working with membrane proteins and lipids will be given particular consideration.

Located in the heart of London, King’s is the hub of a global network of strong academic connections and collaboration, with prestigious international partnerships within and across disciplines – scientific and medical, social and creative. King’s is investing in the highest calibre of talent to drive the university forward to achieve its greatest potential. The very best from the United Kingdom and across the globe are invited to join King’s. We are looking for a strong commitment to teaching and research, to push the boundaries of knowledge, influence the future and create a lasting impact.

The selection process will include a panel interview, an assessment, a presentation.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact: Dr Argyris Politis, tel: +44 (0)20 7848 7514

To apply, please go to: and register with the King’s College London application portal and complete your application online.

Closing date: 5 April 2020.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.