Postdoc in Molecular Biology/Protein Chemistry

Updated: 11 days ago
Deadline: 03 Nov 2019

In a project financed by the Villum Experiment program we aim at Tayloring yeast cells for production of human membrane proteins for the purpose of structural biology.
The postdoc’s duties will include research within molecular biology and protein chemistry. The post may also include performance of other duties.
Further information on the Department is linked at http://www.science.ku.dk/english/about-the-faculty/organisation/ . Inquiries about the position can be made to Per Amstrup Pedersen, PAPedersen@bio.ku.dk.

Experience with the following issues will be an advantage:
- Recombinant DNA technology in yeast
- Computer controlled fermentation of yeast on a pilot plant scale
- Production of recombinant membrane proteins in yeast
- Knowledge to detergents and their use in membrane protein purification
- Purification of membrane proteins by IMAC and other chromatographic techniques
- Experience with university level teaching

The position is open from January 1st 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. 


Terms of employment
The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.
Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.
The starting salary is currently up to DKK 434.179 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 74.244). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.
The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below. 


Please include 
-    Curriculum vita
-    Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
-    Research plan – description of current and future research plans
-    Complete publication list
-    Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers


The deadline for applications is November 3, 2019 GMT+1


The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.


Procedure
After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.
You can read about the recruitment process at http://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/ .


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