Postdoctoral Scientist – Structural Studies

Postdoctoral Scientist – Structural Studies

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Postdoctoral Scientist – Structural Studies
Starting Salary £30,914 – £33,755 per annum
3 Years Fixed Term
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

We seek to appoint a postdoctoral scientist to the Division of Structural Studies to undertake the development of time resolved methods for single particle electron microscopy. This will include the analysis and structure determination of multi-subunit complexes by electron cryomicroscopy (cryoEM). This is a 3-year position and is located at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK within the groups of Chris Russo and David Barford.

The project would suit a highly motivated and committed scientist interested in methods development in cryoEM and the molecular mechanisms of the cell cycle.

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The successful applicant will hold at least a PhD (or equivalent) in a biological/physical science. Experience with single particle electron microscopy and time resolved methods is essential. The successful candidate will be awarded a 3 year fixed term Postdoctoral Training Scheme/Career Development Fellowship position. The fellowship is a training and development position for a Postdoctoral Scientist who has recently completed their doctoral studies, or is moving into a new research discipline.

The post is available from 1st July 2019.

Informal enquires may be made to Chris Russo (

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is a research institute within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, more information can be found at

Working for UKRI MRC provides a whole host of benefits including a defined benefit pension scheme, excellent holiday entitlement (40 ½ days including bank holidays and privilege days) and Benenden Healthcare membership. You will also have access to employee shopping/travel discounts, on site sport and social facilities, as well as salary sacrifice cycle to work schemes and childcare facilities.

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Closing date: 5 May 2019

Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.
The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer who participates in the Disability Confident scheme.

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