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[ccp4bb] project scientist position in structural biology at the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland



DESCRIPTION


The Roll-Mecak lab at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland is seeking to hire an expert researcher in the area of structural biology with emphasis on X-ray crystallography or electron microscopy of large multi-subunit complexes. Candidates should have expertise in solving de novo structures using X-ray crystallography or cryo-EM and extensive experience with eukaryotic _expression_ systems, construct design and protein purification demonstrated through publications.


Duties of the Position:
• Express and purify various microtubule associated proteins to homogeneity
• Characterize them biochemically and solve their structures.
• Provide training to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in structural biology techniques.
• Prepare results for publication, presentations, and grant proposals.

Basic Qualifications:
• A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in structural biology, biophysics, biochemistry, or a related field is required at the time of application.

Additional qualifications required by start date:
• Post-Ph.D. experience in biochemical reconstitutions and solving structures of challenging targets using either X-ray crystallography or cryo-EM .
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Salary:
The position provides  excellent salary and benefits. Salary will be
commensurate with experience and accomplishments. The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of renewal for a long-term position.


To apply please submit your cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to Antonina@mail.nih.gov