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[ccp4bb] A postdoctoral position in University of Texas Houston Medical School

The position


A NIH-funded postdoctoral position is immediately available in Center for Membrane Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Texas McGovern Medical School at Houston ( https://med.uth.edu/bmb/research-centers/center-for-membrane-biology/  ). In collaboration with Dr. John Spudich’s group, the researcher will work in the lab of Dr. Lei Zheng to study the structure of channel rhodopsin proteins using X-ray crystallography and cryo-electron microscopy approaches. See the link paper for the project info https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26113638


The candidate


Qualified candidates should have a recent Ph.D. degree and a solid and documented background in structural biology, biochemistry and/or biophysics. Candidates with extensive experience of membrane protein _expression_, purification are highly encouraged to apply. He/she also need to be self-motivated and is willing to work in a collaborative environment. 


Interested candidates should send a CV, one page research experience summary and contact information for three references to lei.zheng@uth.tmc.edu . Salary will compensate based on NIH standard and candidate’s experience. Starting date is negotiable. 




Lei Zheng, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Center for Membrane Biology

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

University of Texas McGovern Medical School

6431 Fannin Street, MSB 6.218 (office), 6.408 (lab)

Houston, TX 77030

Tel: 713-500-6083 (office), -7451 (lab)