Doctoral researcher (f/m/d)

Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research (HZI) - HZI - Helmholtz Association

Braunschweig, Germany

Work group:


Area of research:

PHD Thesis

Starting date:

1 May 2019

Contract time limit:

Initial contract for 3 years

Job description:

Area of research:

In the department Structure and Function of Proteins, research group Recombinant Protein Expression, we are looking for a new PhD candidate. As part of the EU-funded Project Instruct-Ultra we focus on the development of a new method for high throughput expression of the challenging production of membrane proteins and viral envelope proteins. 

The main focus of our research group is to produce ample amounts of high-quality protein samples for structural and functional analysis in the scope of bacterial infection, viral infection and drug-target research. Biophysical quality of the proteins, protein-protein interactions as well as biochemical activity will be investigated within this project. If you are qualified in the research field of biotechnology, infection research or molecular biology and are looking for a challenging project in an excellent scientific environment please feel free to contact us. High self-motivation and enthusiasm as well as the ability to work independently as part of an international team are required.

Prerequisite:Master"s Degree in biotechnology, biochemistry, molecular biology or a related field of the life sciencesExcellent English communication skills (written and spoken)Ability to work independently and as part of an international teamPractical experience in cell culture techniquesSalary:follows TVöD E13 (50%) with the possibility of an additional payment of 15%

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: Helmholtz-22/2019