Research Engineer, Serial Crystallography Data Analysis University of Gothenburg Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology Sweden

Research Engineer, Serial Crystallography Data Analysis

Research and graduate education at the department of chemistry and molecular biology comprises a wide scientific field from the atomic and molecular levels all the way through cells to intact organisms. Much of the phenomena studied here impact on our natural environment and living systems. We participate in undergraduate programs in chemistry, molecular biology, medicinal chemistry, biology, marine sciences, and pharmacy.

 

The Research Engineer will be part of Prof. Richard Neutze's research group and work in close collaboration with Dr. Gisela Brändén's research group. Within this group, we use various biochemical and biophysical methods to study the structure, function and dynamics of membrane proteins. In particular, we focus on new structural biological methods where x-ray lights from synchrotrons and XFEL plants help us describe proteins in detail when they work.

 

Job assignments

 

The research project involves analyzing time-resolved crystallography data that we have collected in previous experiments. The Research Engineer will write code to analyze structural changes in a time-dependent sequence of difference electron density maps. The Research Engineer will draw figures and present the results from this analysis in publications

 

Qualifications

 

To qualify as a Research Engineer, the applicant must have completed a Swedish Master of Science degree or must have a foreign degree corresponding to a Swedish Master of Science degree. For this position, the Research Engineer must have at least two years of experience of working with serial crystallography data and must be fluent in programming for data analysis, especially with MatLab.

 

Employment

 

Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, 6 months
Extent: 100 %
Location: Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, Gothenburg
First day of employment: As soon as possible

 

Appointment procedure

 

Please apply online

The application shall include:
Cover letter with an explanation of why you apply for the position
CV including scientific publications
Copy of exam certificate
Two references (name, telephone no, relation)

 

For further information regarding the position

 

Richard Neutze, Professor 031-786 3974, richard.neutze@gu.se
Markus tamas, Head of Department +46 (0) 31-786 2548, markus.tamas@cmb.gu.se


Unions

Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg: http://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/job-opportunities/union-representatives

 

How to apply

 

In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline. The selection of candidates is made on the basis of the qualifications registered in the application.

 

Closing date: 2019-04-25

 

The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.


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