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7883| The Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research| Postdoctoral Researcher in Barley Functional Genomics (f/m)| The IPK is one of the world’s leading international institutions in the field of plant genetics and crop science. Its research program and services contribute significantly to conserving, exploring and exploiting crop diversity. Its research goals are driven by the need to ensure an efficient and sustainable supply of food, energy and raw materials, thereby addressing a major global ecological challenge.The research group Genomics of Genetic Resources (GGR) is seeking a highly motivated postdoc to participate in a 3 year international collaborative project (IPK Gatersleben, University of Dundee, University of Minnesota / St. Paul) on barley functional genomics. Based on quantitative transcriptomics and GWAS in a barley diversity collection, we aim at elucidating regulatory gene networks involved in regulating yield related traits. The work builds on cutting edge genomic resources that were in the focus of the research group GGR for the past 10 years.Your tasks:• You will execute gene expression analysis by RNAseq in 2 (of 6) tissues in approximately 200 genotypes.• You will be involved in phenotyping of seed, inflorescence and/or tiller traits.• You will perform genome-wide association studies (GWAS) and gene network coexpression analysis.• You are ready to take and lead lab-, field-, and computer tasks.You fit to us:• You want to work in a world-class research centre with state-of-the-art facilities and scientists from all over the world.• You are highly motivated.• You have the ability to work independently, but also show a strong team spirit.• You want to build a career in science and you have a strong drive to succeed.Your qualifications and skills:• You have a PhD or equivalent degree in biology, agriculture or any related field.• You have a strong background in cereal genetics and genomics.• You have extensive experience in RNAseq wetlab experiments and data analysis.• You possess advanced knowledge in statistics.• You are well acquainted with the use of R software or equivalent.• You possess solid English skills.We offer you:• A friendly and productive working atmosphere• An access to an international scientific network in cereal genomics• A project based postdoc position limited to three years starting July 1st, 2018• A gross salary up to E13 TV-LIf you need further information to the position please contact: Dr. Nils Stein ([email protected])What you need to know:For us, your qualifications and strengths count. Therefore, everyone – independent from gender, origin, age, or possible disability – is welcome. The IPK is striving to increase the proportion of women in sectors where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages qualified women to apply. As an institution which has been awarded the Certificate for Career and Family (“berufundfamilie”), we offer family-friendly working conditions and flexible working hours. The IPK has set a goal to employ more people with disabilities. Qualified applicants with a disability will be given preference.Your application:We are looking forward to receive your online-application (http://www.ipk-gatersleben.de/en/job-offers/) until June 1st, 2018.If you have questions or require more information, please do contact Ms. Jacobi ([email protected]). Please indicate the reference number 39/05/18 in your correspondence.
7871| University College Dublin, UCD School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering| UCD Research Fellow, UCD School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering (Temporary)| Applications are invited for a UCD Research Fellow in the UCD School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering. This is a temporary post.Energy is a strategic institutional priority for UCD, manifest most obviously by the establishment of UCD’s Energy Institute, which brings together Individuals and Schools from across the University to Collaborate their research efforts on the multifaceted area which is Energy Systems. Energy systems have evolved over decades from individual energy devices and small sub- systems into a complex set of systems, both physical, institutional and at all scales.The Energy Systems Integration Partnership Programme (ESIPP) is a co-funded research project of €11m between Science Foundation Ireland, industry and philanthropic donation, which aims to further strengthen industry research links and to facilitate maximum societal impact. The successful applicant will contribute specifically to ESIPP’s Modelling Strand and it is expected that research findings and outputs will be published in leading international peer-reviewed journals. The candidate should have a background in modelling and optimisation, applied to energy systems with a strong knowledge of fundamental engineering principles that are driving the integrated energy system of the future.See Job Description for more details.Salary: €53,243 - €56,378 per annum.Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.Closing Date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on 31st May 2018.Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/.
7892| D. E. Shaw Research| Postdoctoral Fellowships in Computational Chemistry and Physics at D. E. Shaw Research| D. E. Shaw Research is seeking postdoctoral fellows of exceptional ability to join our New York–based team. This is a unique opportunity to develop and work with transformative technology in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment. Candidates should have expertise in computational, theoretical, or quantum chemistry, theoretical chemical physics, applied mathematics, or in a relevant area of computer science. Relevant areas of experience might include force field improvement through detailed comparisons of simulation data with NMR measurements or other experimental data, development and implementation of new methodology, such as integrators or efficient approximations of long-range forces, methods for enhanced sampling or free-energy calculations, or tools to efficiently analyze large simulation datasets. Specific knowledge of any of these areas is less critical, however, than outstanding intellectual ability, unusually strong research skills, and a history of innovation and accomplishment. We are committed to fostering a stimulating, rewarding, and flexible work environment, and we offer above-market compensation to candidates of truly exceptional ability.To submit an application, please use the link provided below: http://www.deshawresearch.com/recruit/jobs/Ads/FindAPostDoc/ChemPF-MD. E. Shaw Research is an independent research group that is pursuing an ambitious, long-term strategy aimed at fundamentally transforming the process of drug discovery. We have developed a special-purpose supercomputer capable of executing molecular dynamics (MD) simulations orders of magnitude faster than was previously possible. Our current projects include investigations of proteins and other biomedically relevant macromolecules as well as the development of computational chemistry methods to enable more accurate and effective MD simulations.D. E. Shaw Research is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a diverse workforce. We welcome inquiries from all exceptionally well-qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, marital status, military service eligibility, veteran status, or status in any other category protected by law.
7882| University of Nottingham, Mechanical Engineering| Postdoctoral Research Associate in Composite Structures and Metamaterials Modelling and Health Monitoring (4 year Fellowship in collaboration with leading European aerospace industries)| Applications are invited for a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate post within the Composites Group of the University. This is an EU Horizon2020 funded 48 month vacancy. A fixed-term contract will be offered to the successful candidate. Remuneration will depend on previous experience but the appointee should be expecting to receive a salary of £40,000 - £51,000 per annum.The successful candidate will be expected to make significant contributions to the development of multiscale and wave propagation modelling tools for composite structures and complex mechanical and acoustic metamaterials. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a consistent publication track record in the areas of numerical modelling and/or composite structures and/or metamaterials and/or NDE.This funding call is open to all UK, EU and International applicants.Informal enquiries prior to making an application should be addressed along with a detailed CV to Dr D. Chronopoulos [email protected] This position will remain open until filled.
7877| The University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine and Health| Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cardiovascular Research| Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cardiovascular ResearchNorthern Clinical School/Kolling InstituteReference no. 605/0418F• Contribute to the research of the Cardiology Research Group • Located at Kolling Institute – Royal North Shore Hospital• Fixed term opportunity for 2 years, remuneration package of $106K- $114K, which includes leave loading and up to 17% superAbout the opportunity We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Associate to join the Cardiology Research Group at Kolling Institute, led by Prof Ravinay Bhindi. The Group is focused on studies in Coronary Chronic Occlusion modelling and experimentation, sheer flow simulation, and assessment of the level of cardiac collateralisation and function of collateral vessels after remodeling. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take a lead in computational modelling and its real-life application based on their strong understanding of coronary physiology and cardiac haemodynamics. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will support the research effort of the Group by providing technical knowledge and expertise, actively contributing to research activities, designing research protocols, undertaking core aspects of research work and contributing to analysis and key findings, applying for funding, and publishing key findings generated by the research group. They will also contribute to the training and supervision of students, and the daily running of the lab.About youThe University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cardiovascular Research who: • PhD qualification in biomedical science or biomedical engineering• expertise and understanding of coronary physiology in cardiac haemodynamics • extensive experience in computational imaging and analysis• extensive experience in flow simulation and modelling.Ability to perform statistical analysis would be highly regarded. About usThe Kolling Institute is a major biomedical research institute at Royal North Shore Hospital and is a joint venture between the University of Sydney and the Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD). The research focus of the Kolling Institute is on a range of lifespan conditions. It has over 200 staff and students in a number of major research divisions.Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.As this position is located on a NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit: NSW Health employment requirements.All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.Closing date: 11.30pm 5 June 2018The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.© The University of Sydney
7887| University of Geneva, Department of Physical Chemistry| Postdoc project: Synergistic effects between immune peptides| BackgroundAntimicrobial peptides (AMP) are small molecules (Goal of the projectTo understand the mechanism of AMP synergistic effects, we study the interaction between AMP mixtures and cell membranes by methods in physical chemistry; electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS), single channel measurements, fluorescence spectroscopy, circular dichroism (CD), quartz crystal microbalance (QCM), atomic force microscopy (AFM) etc.QualificationPrerequisites are PhD in fields such as physics, chemistry and biochemistry. The position offers a full employment. Highly-motivated students who are interested in pursuing a research career would be encouraged to apply. Starting date is early 2018. The selection procedure starts as soon as we received qualified candidates till the position is filled.How to applyThe project is for a postdoc. For general information, please visit our website http://www.unige.ch/sciences/chifi/sugiharalab/. If you would like to apply, please send an application including (1) Motivation letter, (2) Your complete CV, (3) Full contact information of two professional references with phone and email. The entire application material should be sent as a single email to [email protected]
7885| University College Dublin, UCD School of Civil Engineering| UCD Post- Doctoral Research Fellow Level 1, UCD School of Civil Engineering (Temporary)| Applications are invited for a Post-doctoral Research Fellow Level 1 in the UCD School of Civil Engineering. This is a temporary post.Under the revised Bathing Water Directive that is now in force, more stringent bathing water quality standards shall apply. This calls for an integrated approach to coastal zone management essential to the sustainability of tourism and aquaculture operations within the coastal zone of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The development of models in this project will be based on establishing statistical relationships of hydrometric and/ or meteorological parameters with measurements of microbial contamination. The project will focus on selected bathing waters in Ireland and Northern Ireland.The successful candidate will join an active research team that is currently undertaking research in bathing water areas around the country. The role is research focused and will require the candidate to design and conduct a specified programme of research to address the above-mentioned problems. The work will be supported by research training and development under the supervision and direction of Principal Investigators.See job description for more details.Salary: €36,854 - €39,138 per annum.Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.Closing Date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on 31 May 2018.Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CVs submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: https://www.ucd.ie/workatucd/jobs/.
7873| Queen Mary University of London, School of Biological & Chemical Sciences| Postdoctoral Research Assistant| School of Biological & Chemical SciencesPostdoctoral Research Assistant, Ref: QMUL14814A Postdoctoral Research Assistant position is available at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in Dr James Garnett’s group, to work on novel Legionella effectors involved in biofilm formation and intracellular infection. Queen Mary is one of the top research-led universities in the UK and was ranked 9th among the UK multi-faculty universities in the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014). All postdoctoral researchers are part of the QMUL Doctoral College, which provides support with high-quality training and career development activities.This research position will focus on several type-II secreted substrates/effectors from Legionella pneumophila and dissect the mechanisms by which they are targeted to bacterial and host membranes and their specific functions at these sites. The findings from the project will provide structural insight into the function of the type-II secretion system during both Legionella biofilm formation early stages of host infection. The ideal candidate for the position will have a PhD in structural biology and/or biochemistry, with significant experience in X-ray crystallography and an interest/knowledge in molecular mechanisms of bacterial infection. A track record of peer-reviewed publications is essential. Experience in other structural biology techniques (e.g. NMR, SAXS, EM) and working with bacterial pathogens highly desirable. The post is MRC funded and is a full-time position, available for a period of 3 years. The start date is 1st October 2018. The salary is in the range of £32,956 - £36,677 per annum and is inclusive of London allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave and a defined benefits pension scheme. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.Informal enquiries are welcomed, and may be made to Dr James Garnet via e-mail at [email protected] For information about the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences and the Garnett Lab, please visit http://www.sbcs.qmul.ac.uk To apply, please click on the link below.https://webapps2.is.qmul.ac.uk/jobs/job.action?jobID=3305Application enquiries should be directed to [email protected] closing date for applications is 31 May 2018. Interviews will be held shortly thereafter. Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality
7888| University of Ioannina, Department of Materials Science and Engineering| Postdoctoral Researcher in Computational Materials Science, University of Ioannina, Greece| Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Associate post within the Computational Materials Science Group of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece. This position is within the EU Horizon2020 project CORNET: Multiscale modelling and characterization to optimize the manufacturing processes of Organic Electronics materials and devices (http://www.cornet-project.eu/). The successful candidate should have extensive experience and publication record in modeling organic electronic materials and in particular in at least one of the following areas:i) Ab-initio calculations (DFT) of electronic structure and charge transport parameters for organic molecules relevant for OPV, OLED and PPV applications.ii) Atomistic modeling (molecular dynamics and coarse-grained models) of small organic and polymer molecules relevant for OPV, OLED and PPV applications.iii) Mesoscopic modeling (Kinetic Monte Carlo) of charge transport in organic electronic materials for applications in devices such as OPV, OLED and PPV.There will be strong interaction with the other theoretical and experimental groups participating in the CORNET project. The appointment starts as soon as a suitable candidate is found and ends at 30/06/2020. Salary should be expected to be around 2500-3100€/month depending on qualifications. This position is open EU and International applicants.Qualifications: PhD degree in computational condensed matter physics or computational materials science. Demonstration of academic excellence, strong publication record, international experience, fluency in English.Informal enquiries prior to making an application should be addressed along with a detailed CV to Prof. D. Papageorgiou [email protected] Interested applicants should send by email: cover letter with statement of purpose, a detailed CV, contact emails of 3 potential referees. This position will remain open until filled.
7872| Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Department of Business Management| Postdoctoral researcher in Strategic Management at Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain)| Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) is looking for Postdoctoral candidates to apply for the 2018 call of the The Martí I Franquès Research Grants Programme, which is designed to attract highly talented postdoctoral researchers to work on exciting research projects. The position offered belongs to the Social and Law Sciences area, specifically in Strategic Management in the Department of Business Management.Conditions of employment:- Category/scale: Postdoctoral researcher - Contract duration: 1 year, may be extended up to 2 years- Full time - Salary: € 29,910.72 (estimated gross salary) Requirements for candidates:a) General requirements: - Be aged between 18 year old and the retirement age. - Not have any illness that prevents them from carrying out their corresponding functions in a normal manner. - Not have left the service of any of the public administrations for disciplinary reasons or be forbidden from carrying out public functions. - Not be disqualified in any of the ways listed under Law 53/1984, of 26 December, regarding the disqualification of personnel from the public administrations. - Candidates of all nationalities are eligible.- Candidates must be author on at least three peer-reviewed publication.- Candidates must have an excellent command of the English language.b) Specific requirements: - Candidates must have been awarded their doctoral degree after 1 January 2012. - Candidates must have had a minimum of 1 year of postdoctoral research experience since the completion of their doctoral degree. Contact information: [email protected] [email protected]
7884| UKRI Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology| Protein Crystallography Facility Manager| Protein Crystallography Facility Manager – Structural Studies Starting Salary £37,769 - £44,396 per annum Band Salary £37,769 - £51,023 per annum MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UKThe MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) seeks to appoint a Protein Crystallography Facility Manager. The LMB is one of the birthplaces of structural biology and remains at the forefront of methods development as protein crystallography is a critical technique for understanding the mechanisms of macromolecular complexes, one of the major goals of the LMB. The post-holder will provide support to researchers from all Divisions of LMB in the collection of X-ray diffraction data using both synchrotrons and in-house X-ray facilities, will maintain and develop the in-house facilities, will provide expert advice and support during subsequent structure determinations, and will act as the coordinator for LMB's synchrotron access. It is expected that there will be the opportunity for collaboration on structural projects with research groups at the LMB.The successful applicant will have several years of post-doctoral experience in the field of protein crystallography including data collection at synchrotrons and all aspects of structure determination. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required because the post will involve interacting with a diverse range of scientists with different levels of expertise.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 www.ukri.org.Working for UKRI MRC provides a whole host of benefits including a defined benefit pension scheme, excellent holiday entitlement 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 vouchers.If you are unable to apply online please contact us at [email protected] date: 11 June 2018Final 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
7880| University of Hradec Králové, Philosophical Faculty| Call for Junior Research Positions at FF UHK| This FF UHK Dean's Decree intends to support early career researchers via funding full-time junior research positions with the duration of 1to 2 years.Eligibility:Applicant must bea) a holder of a Ph.D. degree who has completed the degree no later than 3 years before the application deadline (specified below). The period does not include the time spent on a parentalleave, orb) a doctoral student shortly before the completion of a Ph.D. degree who meets the following requirements: a) his/her dissertation thesis defence is scheduled to take place in 2018 and b) the applicant has already obtained high-quality research results.Selection criteria:• Academic and research profile of the applicant - including publications, international experience and participation in research grants/projects.• Quality of a research proposal/project and feasibility of the related work plan.• Relevance of the project in relation to areas of research covered by the academic departments of FF UHK, including political science, historical sciences, archeology, sociology,social and cultural anthropology and philosophy (in view of this,the project should be pre-consulted with and accepted by the head of a department of FF UHK that covers the relevant area of research).• Quality and feasibility of expected outcomes with preference for the articles published in the international journals indexed in the databases Web of Science or Scopus or the monographs (eventually chapters in edited Volumes) published by standard international publishers.Salary:• Monthly gross salary (before tax):35 000 CZK (full-time position)Complete applications must include:• A Curriculu m Vitae of the applicant written in English (max. 3 pages).• A complete list of pu blications (where available, DOI of the articles or links to websites);• A research proposal written in English, including a work and publication plan scheduled into 1or 2 years (max. 2 pages). (max. 4 pages);• A cover letter written by the cand idate to ind icate why he she/he applies for the position,, includ ing justification of how his/her project relates to research areas covered by FF U HK and the name of the department with which the applicant intends to cooperate (max. 1 page).• If the applicant does not have a Ph.D. degree by the date of submission of the application, he/she should attach a reference letter issued by his/her doctoral supervisor (or by the chairperson of the doctoral study program) certifying that he/she will defend dissertation thesis in 2018).Submission:Complete application package (a single PDF file including all the required documents mentioned above) should be submitted via email to the contact person:Mgr. Petra Dosedlova, Science and Research Office, Philosophical Faculty of UHK [email protected] .Useful datesDead line: May 31th, 2018.Evaluation and selection process: June 2018. September 1st, 2018:beginning of the contract
7876| Queen Mary University of London, School of Biological & Chemical Sciences| Postdoctoral Research Assistant Pollinator Population Genomics| A Postdoctoral Research Assistant position is available in the Department of Organismal Biology at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) under the supervision of Dr Yannick Wurm.Bees and other pollinators are essential for preserving biodiversity and ensuring agricultural yields. Reports of their declines worldwide are thus concerning. We use molecular tools to understand how pollinators are affected by changing environments and their abilities to cope with such changes. We have established a powerful framework including genome and population genomic data from >12 bumblebee species. We will combine comparative genomic, molecular evolution and population genomic approaches to these data to address major questions concerning the evolution of these species. This is a collaboration including Profs. Richard Nichols and Lars Chittka (QMUL) and Dr. Richard Gill (Imperial). We seek highly motivated candidates with strong interests and experience in genome evolution, molecular evolution and comparative genomics and a willingness to develop expertise in all areas that will be required for the project. You must hold a PhD (or equivalent) in evolutionary genetics, bioinformatics or a related field. This is a 12 month contract; we will support applications for fellowships (e.g., Marie Sklodowsa-Curie, NERC, Royal Society).The successful candidate will have opportunities to develop their analysis, computing, organisational, supervision, writing and communication skills. They will regularly interact with other members of the lab and department. There are opportunities to assist in the training and supervision of PhD or project students.QMUL is one of the top research-led universities in the UK ranked 9th among the UK multi-faculty universities in the UK 2014 Research Excellence Framework. QMUL has a budget of £428 million per annum, is a college of the University of London and is located in London’s vibrant East End (15 minutes bicycle ride to Shoreditch; 10 minutes walking to Victoria Park). The Organismal Biology Department in QMUL’s School of Biological and Chemical Sciences (http://bit.ly/qm_organismal_biology) hosts >10 evolutionary genomics labs.The Wurm lab (https://wurmlab.github.io) uses genomics tools to understand the ecological and evolutionary context of social insects (e.g., see https://wurmlab.github.io/publications/). We use QMUL’s research computing cluster. We value collaboration, lifelong learning, agile workflows, sustainable software and open science. The position is full time and available for 12 months, starting as soon as possible. The salary is £32,956- £36,677 per annum inclusive of London allowance and is based on qualifications, skills and experience. Benefits include 30 days annual leave and a defined benefits pension scheme. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.For informal enquiries and details regarding possible directions of the project, please contact Dr Yannick Wurm via email y.wurm @ qmul.ac.uk To apply, please click on the link below.https://webapps2.is.qmul.ac.uk/jobs/job.action?jobID=3310Application enquiries should be directed to [email protected] closing date for applications is 5th June 2018. Initial video interviews will commence on 13th June 2018. Physical interviews will commence from 21st June.Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality
7889| UKRI Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology| NMR Spectroscopist (Maternity Cover) - Structural Studies - Dr Stefan Freund| NMR Spectroscopist (Maternity Cover)Starting Salary £27,906 - £33,305 MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UKWe are seeking to appoint an experimental NMR spectroscopist to provide maternity cover until the 5th May 2019 and to strengthen our efforts in biological solution-state NMR spectroscopy. As a core support facility, NMR spectroscopy contributes to a large range of projects, including protein complexes, membrane proteins, protein dynamics and interaction studies. NMR often complements other structural (X-ray crystallography, cryoEM) and biophysical methods through collaboration. The LMB NMR Facility operates 5 Bruker spectrometers ranging from 500 to 800 MHz, all equipped with TCI cryoprobes and the latest hardware and software configuration.You will have a PhD in a relevant subject, hands on experience with the running of modern NMR spectrometers and/or the analysis of NMR data and a track record of published research using NMR spectroscopy. Preference will be given to those who have experience of working in a collaborative and multidisciplinary environment.For informal discussions please contact Stefan Freund:[email protected] 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 www.ukri.org.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 & 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 vouchers.Closing date: 21st June 2018Final 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.
7881| University of Edinburgh, College of Science and Engineering| Postdoctoral Research Associate: Mammalian Synthetic Biology and Cell Engineering| We are looking for a highly motivated and talented Postdoctoral Research Associate to conduct key laboratory research on developing a suite of genetic tools for mammalian synthetic biology and its applications. The PDRA will join a team focusing on generating genetic tools (e.g. genome editing, synthetic transcription factors, minimal and inducible promoters, redesigned viral vectors) for the rapid engineering of mammalian cells and the acceleration of the field. The research will pave the way for the programming of stem cell fate, development of therapeutic cell lines, and enhanced biologics production. Applicants should have, or will shortly obtain, a PhD in an appropriate discipline with research experience in at least one of the following: synthetic biology, mammalian cell engineering, stem cell biology, molecular biology or a related area. You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be capable of developing and applying new concepts, and have a creative approach to problem solving. The successful candidate will join a vibrant, diverse and well-funded synthetic biology research group led by Prof Susan Rosser (http://rosser.bio.ed.ac.uk/). Prof Rosser is Director of the BBSRC/EPSRC/MRC Mammalian Synthetic Biology Research Centre hosted by the University of Edinburgh. The Centre is pioneering the development of the essential tools and technologies needed to realize the full potential of synthetic biology for industrial biotechnology applications, mammalian cell biology and human medicine. With world-leading faculty members drawn from across the University, the Centre offers an exciting and collaborative research environment. It also offers access to excellent facilities including computational biology, molecular genetics, biochemistry and biophysics, contemporary ‘omics technologies, and DNA assembly. Find out more here: www.synbio.ed.ac.ukThe post is full-time and fixed term for 2 years with potential for extension.Closing Date:11-JUN-2018 at 5pm GMTFor further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the 'apply' button belowhttps://www.vacancies.ed.ac.uk/pls/corehrrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=043780
7874| CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences| Postdoc: Technology-driven Research in Biomedicine (ERC-funded postdoctoral scientist position)| On a project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) we are recruiting an ambitious postdoc who wants to develop advanced technologies for biomedical applications, including areas such as cell-based therapy, sequencing technology, CRISPR epigenome editing, advanced microscopy, targeted drug delivery, next-generation antibody/aptamer therapeutics, synthetic biology, and personalized treatment strategies for cancer and immune diseases.Our lab at the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna combines high-throughput biology (epigenomics, single-cell sequencing, drug screening, mass spectrometry, imaging, etc.) with bioinformatics and computational methods. We are working closely with physicians at the Vienna General Hospital and the Medical University of Vienna to advance personalized/precision medicine through technology.The ProjectThese are exciting times for technology-driven research in biomedicine. We are broadly interested in new technologies that combine wet-lab and computational approaches, sequencing and imaging, diagnostics and devices, small molecules and biologicals, synthetic biology with cell-based therapies. If you already have a project in mind, we would like to hear from you. If not, here are a few topics for inspiration: (i) CRISPR single-cell sequencing: Building upon a recent technical breakthrough (Datlinger et al. 2017 Nature Methods), we develop new assays for high-throughput functional biology. (ii) Synthetic cancer biology: We use genome/epigenome editing to build artificial cancer cells and engineer killer cells that specifically destroy dangerous cells. (iii) Droplet devices: We are interested in scalable microfluidics that combine drugs, imaging, and sequencing; (iv) Targeted delivery: We explore new ways to deliver CRISPR in vivo to the right cells.The CandidateWe are looking for highly motivated and academically outstanding candidates who want to pursue a scientific career at the frontier of biomedical research. A strong candidate would have a wet-lab (e.g., functional genomics, chemical biology, human genetics, molecular medicine, etc.) or a computational background (bioinformatics, statistics, physics, engineering, etc.) and a strong interest in interdisciplinary collaboration. We are fully equipped and experienced with wet-lab and computational work, thus allowing candidates to get the best of both worlds and establish a unique skill set that will allow them to effectively combine wet-lab and bioinformatics in their future group.The Lab (http://epigenomics.cemm.oeaw.ac.at/)The Medical Epigenomics Lab at CeMM pursues an interdisciplinary and highly collaborative research program aimed at understanding the cancer epigenome and establishing its utility for precision medicine. The lab is internationally well-connected and active in several fields:• Epigenomics. Many diseases show widespread deregulation of epigenetic cell states. As members of the International Human Epigenome Consortium, we use epigenome sequencing to dissect the epigenetic basis of cancer and immune disorders.• Technology. Groundbreaking biomedical research is often driven by new technologies. Our lab is therefore heavily invested into technology development, including single-cell sequencing, CRISPR screens, and epigenome editing.• Bioinformatics. New algorithms and advanced computational methods allow us to infer epigenetic cell states from large datasets, in order to reconstruct the epigenetic landscape of cellular differentiation and complex diseases.• Diagnostics. New technologies (genome sequencing, mobile devices, etc.) provide important information for personalized medicine. We develop and validate assays and algorithms for translating the value of digital medicine into routine clinical practice.The Principal Investigator (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=9qSsTcIAAAAJ) Christoph Bock is a principal investigator at CeMM. His research focuses on epigenetics, bioinformatics, and high-throughput technology (single-cell sequencing, CRISPR) in the context of personalized medicine. He is also a guest professor at the Medical University of Vienna, scientific coordinator of the Biomedical Sequencing Facility at CeMM, and adjunct group leader for bioinformatics at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics. He has been a principal investigator of the BLUEPRINT project (in the International Human Epigenome Consortium), and he co-founded Genom Austria, a citizen science project that is the Austrian partner in the International Network of Personal Genome Projects. He is a member of the Young Academy of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (since 2017) and recipient of several major research awards, including the Max Planck Society’s Otto Hahn Medal (2009), a New Frontier Group grant by the Austrian Academy of Sciences (2015-2020), an ERC Starting Grant (2016-2021), and the Overton Prize of the International Society of Computational Biology (2017).The Institute (http://www.cemm.at/) CeMM is an international research institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and a founding member of EU-LIFE. It has an outstanding track record of top-notch science (last five years: >10 papers in Nature/Cell/Science/NEJM, >25 papers in Nature/Cell sister journals) and medical translation. With just over a hundred researchers, CeMM provides a truly collaborative and personal environment, while maintaining critical mass and all relevant technologies. Research at CeMM focuses on cancer, inflammation, and immune disorders. CeMM is located at the center of one of the largest medical campuses in Europe, within walking distance of Vienna’s historical city center. A study by “The Scientist” placed CeMM among the top-5 best places to work in academia world-wide (http://the-scientist.com/2012/08/01/best-places-to-work-academia-2012). Vienna is frequently ranked the world’s best city to live. It is a United Nations city with a large English-speaking community. The official language at CeMM is English, and more than 40 different nationalities are represented at the institute. CeMM promotes equal opportunity and harbors a mix of different talents, backgrounds, competences, and interests. Postdocs at CeMM are paid according to the Austrian Science Fund’s salary scheme, which amounts to an annual gross salary slightly above EUR 50,000.Please apply online (https://cemm.jobbase.io/job/k7591svd) with cover letter, CV, academic transcripts, and contact details of three referees. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Any application received by 17 June 2018 will be considered. Start dates are flexible.A full PDF version of this job posting is available from the following URL: http://medical-epigenomics.org/files/Postdoc_Biomedical_Technology_Development.pdf
7891| D .E. Shaw Research| Postdoctoral Fellowships in Computational Chemistry and Biology at D. E. Shaw Research| D. E. Shaw Research is seeking postdoctoral fellows of exceptional ability to join our New York–based team. This is a unique opportunity to develop and work with transformative technology in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment. Candidates should have expertise in computational biophysics or chemistry, structural biology, drug discovery, or in a relevant area of computer science. Relevant areas of experience might include direct application of molecular dynamics or other computational methods to drug discovery, investigation of allosteric interactions or other functionally important conformational changes in biological molecules, structure prediction or design for proteins or RNA, study of protein–protein or protein–nucleic acid interactions, or study of fundamental biophysical problems, such as protein and RNA folding. Specific knowledge of any of these areas is less critical, however, than outstanding intellectual ability, unusually strong research skills, and a history of innovation and accomplishment. We are committed to fostering a stimulating, rewarding, and flexible work environment, and we offer above-market compensation to candidates of truly exceptional ability.To submit an application, please use the link provided below: http://www.deshawresearch.com/recruit/jobs/Ads/FindAPostDoc/ChemPF-AD. E. Shaw Research is an independent research group that is pursuing an ambitious, long-term strategy aimed at fundamentally transforming the process of drug discovery. We have developed a special-purpose supercomputer capable of executing molecular dynamics (MD) simulations orders of magnitude faster than was previously possible. Our current projects include investigations of proteins and other biomedically relevant macromolecules as well as the development of computational chemistry methods to enable more accurate and effective MD simulations.D. E. Shaw Research is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a diverse workforce. We welcome inquiries from all exceptionally well-qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, marital status, military service eligibility, veteran status, or status in any other category protected by law.

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