Postdoctoral position in Structure and Function of Sugar Transporting
We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated postdoc with an
interest in working on sugar transporting membrane transporters and with
a proven track record in the area of structural and/or functional
analysis of membrane proteins. The position is funded from the ERC
initially as a one year position. An extension is possible for up to a
total maximum of 4 years employment as a postdoc. The position will be
open from fall 2017.
The position seeks to strengthen ongoing activities in the laboratory of
Assistant Professor Bjørn Panyella Pedersen, related to the function and
mechanism of sugar-transporting membrane proteins (mbg.au.dk/bpp
further details on the position, please contact Bjørn P Pedersen
A successful candidate has a relevant Ph.D. degree and a solid and
documented background in structural biology, biochemistry and/or
biophysics. Experience with membrane protein __expression__
purification, in particular from S. cereviciae is favored, and the
candidate must demonstrate an ability and interest to work with membrane
proteins with a structural aim. Finally, applicants should be ambitious,
show strong collaborative skills, and should also be able to take
initiatives and responsibility within the work environment.
The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics is part of the Faculty
of Science and Technology, Aarhus University and comprises research
within the areas Molecular Medicine, Structural Biology, Systems
Biology, Plant Molecular Biology and Quantitative Genetics. There are
currently 220 full time scientific staff and 140 PhD students. The
department is responsible for two educations: Molecular Biology and
Molecular Medicine with yearly uptake of 160 students in total. Please
refer to http://mbg.au.dk/
for further information about The Department
of Molecular Biology and Genetics and to http://scitech.au.dk/
for information on Science and Technology and Aarhus
Formalities and salary range
Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the
Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish
Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.
The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae,
degree certificate, a complete list of publications and information
about current research activities and motivation.
Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement
between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of
Professional Associations. Further information on qualification
requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job
Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities. (in Danish).
Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of
Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.
All applications must be made before 15.08.2017 online at