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[ccp4bb] Postdoc Position

At the Department of Pharmacy, Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Group Professor Klebe, we have – starting from the earliest possible date for two years – a third party funded position as Postdoctoral Researcher The salary will be according to the German Public Service salary scale EG 13 TV-H. The position will be established with our project partner, at the BESSY II Helmholtz Zentrum für Materialien und Energie, Berlin (Dr. Uwe Müller) to conduct research on protein ligand interactions using the fragment based drug discovery approach at BESSY II. The aim of the research project is to establish a unique fragment screening environment and to utilize this for several drug discovery projects in current research. This work will comprise the following tasks: Development, extension and validation of an already existing fragment library, definition and establishment of a high throughput fragment screening strategy and set-up of the necessary beamline environment, validation of the approach on various model proteins, and support of external users during the application of the approach. The successful candidate will also be involved in the operation of the BESSY II bio-macromolecular crystallography beamlines (headed by Dr. Uwe Müller and Dr. Manfred Weiss) and will take part in graduate student education. Applicants should hold a Ph. D. in biological, chemical, pharmaceutical, and physical sciences and have a background in bio-macromolecular crystallography, biochemistry, or computational chemistry. The position also requires the documented ability to conduct independent research as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills. We support women and particularly invite them to apply. Applicants with children are welcome – the Philipps-University is certified as a family friendly university. Sharing a full-time position (§ 8 Abs. 2 Satz 1 HGlG) as well as a reduction of working time is possible. Applicants with a disability as described in SGB IX (§ 2 Abs. 2, 3) will be preferred in case of equal qualifications. As documents will not be returned after the selection procedure, please do not provide originals. Application and interview costs cannot be reimbursed.

Please forward your application to Professor Dr. Gerhard Klebe, Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Philipps-University Marburg, Marbacher Weg 6, 35037 Marburg. Deadline is October 14, 2013.

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