Postdoc position – Jobs for biology degree candidates, Aarhus University

    Postdoc position - Jobs for biology degree candidates, Aarhus University

    Jobs for biology degree candidates – Postdoc position on the role of membrane-less organelles on kinase signalling and membrane protein trafficking at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics and the interdisciplinary consortium BOUNDLESS, Aarhus University, Denmark


    Deadline to Apply

    May 17, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    Overview

    PositionPostdoc position
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research Area– Molecular Biology
    – Biochemistry
    – Biology
    – Biotechnology
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceDepartment of Molecular Biology and Genetics
    Contract Period2 Years with the possibility of extension
    Starting dateAug 01, 2021

    Qualifications

    The candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in molecular biology, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, nanoscience or similar, and a good track record. 

    Preference

    Experience with some of the following techniques is required: Recombinant protein expression and purification, enzyme activity assays, protein interaction studies, mammalian cell culture and fluorescence microscopy. Furthermore, we expect an interest in interdisciplinarity and good collaboration skills

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    The project aims to understand how membrane-less organelles formed by liquid-liquid phase separation affect kinase reactions and membrane vesicles. The project will use in vitro systems reconstituted from purified components as well as in cultured mammalian cells.

    How to Apply?

    To apply, please click the Apply Online button mentioned above

    Documents Required

    The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.

    About BOUNDLESS

    This position is part BOUNDLESS (https://boundless.au.dk), an interdisciplinary consortium funded by an interdisciplinary synergy grant from the Novo Nordisk Foundation. BOUNDLESS was formed to study signalling in membrane-less organelles, and involves an integration that spans from physics and modelling to clinical medicine. The project involves close collaboration with the other BOUNDLESS labs led by Lene N. Nejsum, Frans Mulder and Siewert-Jan Marrink (Groningen), and the candidate is expected to act as co-supervisor for BOUNDLESS PhD students.

    Note

    • 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.
    • Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

    Inquiries

    Magnus Kjærgaard Associate professor
    Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics – Neurobiology
    Email: magnus@mbg.au.dk

    Official advertisement

    Postdoc position on the role of membrane-less organelles on kinase signalling and membrane protein trafficking at the Department of Molecular Biology

    Post expires at 8:59am on Tuesday May 18th, 2021 (GMT+9)