Postdoctoral positions in cryoEM of proteins

Postdoctoral positions in cryoEM of proteins

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA, United States

Two postdoctoral positions in cryoEM at VCU’s School of Medicine in Richmond, VA:

Position 1 – The candidate should have a PhD degree, prior experience in protein purification (ideally membrane proteins), cryoEM, and/or 3D structural determination. The postdoctoral fellow will carry out research on the structure of proteins involved in regulation of intracellular calcium and cell excitability. The laboratory is fully equipped for all aspects of protein purification, cryoEM (in-house cryoEM plus access to Titan Krios), computing, and offers an excellent training program.

Position 2 – The candidate should have a PhD degree in Computer Science, Physics, Biophysics, Structural Biology or a related field, and should have prior experience in image processing or atomic model building. Other desirable skills include knowledge in programming languages, and writing unix shell, Perl, and awk scripts. Experienced applicants with significant postdoctoral experience may be considered at a more senior level.

For more information on the laboratory’s research please visit: http://www.medschool.vcu.edu/expertise/detail.html?ID=1920

Please e-mail a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and contact information of three referees to:

Montserrat Samso
Montserrat.Samso@vcuhealth.org

Virginia Commonwealth University is a major urban research university located in Richmond, a vibrant city by the James River and the capital of Virginia. We are close to Virginia Beach, the Appalachian range and Washington DC.

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Postdoctoral positions in cryoEM of proteins