Research Associate in Rational Design of Antibodies
University of Cambridge Department of Chemistry
United Kingdom

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

Applications are invited for a post-doctoral researcher to work with Prof. Michele Vendruscolo and Dr. Pietro Sormanni, at the Centre for Misfolding Diseases, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge. Our Centre is engaged in research into the development of methods for antibody discovery. Antibodies belongs to the group of drugs of biological origin used to treat numerous diseases and chronic conditions.

The role holder will carry out research to evaluate, complement and develop computational methods for the rational design of antibodies.

The applicant should have (or be about to obtain) a PhD in biophysics, biochemistry, physical chemistry, physics, bioinformatics or related disciplines. The succesful applicant will have strong programming skills, preferably previously used in one or more of the areas of bioinformatics, protein sequence and structure analysis and analysis of experimental results from high throughput experiments.

The post will be available from July 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a fixed-term position with funds for the post being available for two years in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal.

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Please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), a covering letter and publications list in the upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents that have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

For queries relating to your application or the application process, please contact Ms Karen Valelli, Department of Chemistry (email:

Please quote reference MA23107 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The Department holds an Athena SWAN silver award for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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