Salary: Grade 7: £32,236 - £39,609 with a discretionary range to £43,267 p.a.
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist to join Professor David Stuarts group located in the Division of Structural Biology (STRUBI), Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics (WHG).
We currently have the opportunity to recruit a highly-motivated Postdoctoral Research Scientist to work on a project funded by the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Oxford Institute, incorporating structural biology and multidisciplinary bio-imaging approaches to study the viral entry, replication, assembly of picornaviruses and flaviviruses and herpesviruses.
You will have a PhD in the structural biology, biochemistry, virology, neuroscience or a related field and have research experience in production of viral proteins for structure/function studies, Crystallisation and X-ray crystallography, or single-particle cryo-electron microscopy, analysis of viruses or viral proteins. You will have experience in analysis of host virus interactions and with multiple biophysical and cell-based assays, to validate structural information. You will have an excellent publication record, in leading refereed international journals. You will have the ability to manage the day-to-day running of a research project, working as part of a team and show the ability to organise and prioritise your own work with minimal supervision. Having excellent communication skills is also essential.
The position is a fixed-term contract until 31 December 2020 and is funded by the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Oxford Institute.
Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.
Please quote ref. 139972 on all correspondence. You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application.
Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 1 May 2019 can be considered.