Postdoctoral researcher in cryo-EM

Zürich, Zurich, ch
Company: University of Zurich
Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Published on 2021-07-31 04:07:33

Your responsibilities

The activities of this position involve mainly:
  • Protein expression (mainly in E. coli) and purification
  • Cryo-EM sample handling and preparation protocols including negative staining and sample vitrification
  • Process single particle cryo-EM data including handling raw data, interpretation, 3D reconstruction and map refinement, and model building
  • Structure-based optimization of small-molecule ligands and PROTACs
  • Your profile

    Experience on data-processing and structure solution of small size protein complexes (<150 kDa) is desired. The candidate should be about to receive their PhD degree or have less than three years of previous post-doctoral experience. Applications from senior researchers will not be considered.

    What we offer

    Our well-funded drug discovery research program combines inspiring international research environment with access to state-of-the-art scientific infrastructure. Our alumni value their comprehensive training: about 25% of them are offered a tenure track assistant professorship position, with the vast majority of the rest finding employment in large pharma or biotech industry.

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