We have an opening for a PostDoc position in the field of structural biology at the Research Center for Molecular Mechanisms of ageing and age-related diseases at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (https://mipt.ru/english/
) to work on structural elucidation of membrane proteins by combination of X-ray crystallography and single particle cryo-EM.
The suitable candidates should have a PhD in chemistry, biochemistry or biophysics with hands-on experience in either macromolecular crystallography or single particle cryo-EM, as well as experience in recombinant protein production and purification (experience with baculovirus _expression_ system is a plus). The candidates should be fluent in English (knowledge of Russian is not required).
A 2-year initial contract with the possibility of extension;
Salary of ~ 2000 euro;
The full support with all paperwork (visa and work permit);
Young and ambitious team;
Possibility of research visits to foreign partners laboratories;
The subsidized housing on the campus;
The rich cultural heritage and all kinds of attractions of Moscow city.
Please send your application (a motivation letter, CV, names of two potential referees) to a.guskov at rug.nl
and rogachev.av at phystech.edu
no later than 31st of October