Cryo-EM specialist

Forschungszentrum Jülich - FZJ - Helmholtz Association

Jülich, Germany

Work group:

ER-C-3 - Strukturbiologie


Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts


Job description:

Your Job:

Cryo-EM sample preparation and optimization Data collection, evaluation and image processing of data for in-house and external users carrying out structural biology projects High-level 3D image processing of single-particle and/or tomography data in an HPC environment Development of novel processing schemes and workflows tailored to advancing cryo-EM projects

Your Profile:

University degree (master or doctrate) in physics, chemistry, biology, Computer science or related field Several years of experience in cryo-electron microscopy. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to interact effectively with team members and users are essential Experience with microscopy hardware and common single-particle software packages running in an HPC environment so that (s)he can help other users and establish new routines in image processing Participating in improving methodology for high-resolution cryo-EM structure determination at the ER-C3 for structural biology Fluency in English is required

Our Offer:

Exciting working environment on an attractive research campus with excellent infrastructure, located between the cities of Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Aachen International and interdisciplinary working atmosphere A comprehensive further training programme Flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and private life Limited for 2 years with possible longer-term prospects Full-time position with the option of slightly reduced working hours Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD)

Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area and therefore particularly welcomes applications from women.We also welcome applications from disabled persons.


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Quote Reference: Helmholtz-2019-050

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