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)
|No. of Position(s)||1|
|Research Area||– Molecular Biology|
|Salary||According to standard norms|
|Workplace||Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics|
|Contract Period||2 Years with the possibility of extension|
|Starting date||Aug 01, 2021|
The candidate is expected to have a Ph.D. in molecular biology, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, nanoscience or similar, and a good track record.
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?
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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.
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.
- 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.
Magnus Kjærgaard Associate professor
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics – Neurobiology
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)