Technische Universität Dresden - Center for Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering (CMCB), Biotechnology Centre (BIOTEC), Research Group Structural Bioinformatics
The TU Dresden is one of eleven German universities that were identified as an “excellence university”. TUD has about 36.500 students and almost 5319 employees, 507 professors among them, and, thus, is the largest university in Saxony, today.
Having been committed to sciences and the engineering before the reunification of Germany, TU Dresden now is a multi-discipline university, also offering humanities and social sciences as well as medicine.
Research Associate / PhD Student
(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)
The position is starting as soon as possible. The position is limited for 3 years and entails 65% of the fulltime weekly hours. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). The position offers the chance to obtain further academic qualification (e.g. PhD).
In the framework of a DFG project and in close collaboration with experimentalists, the selected candidate will apply computational methods to model, simulate and investigate protein-DNA structure, their interactions and the implications for specificity in order to guide structure-based rational engineering of proteins with customized properties for biotechnology and medical applications.
university degree in Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Physics or related disciplines; knowledge on structural/computational biology, particularly in protein/DNA structure. Experience in molecular modelling and computer simulation techniques will be an advantage.
A strong commitment to work in a multi-disciplinary and international research environment, the ability to work in a team, initiative, English language skills, as well as good learning skills are required.
What we offer:
The Research Group Structural Bioinformatics and the BIOTEC are excellently equipped and provide outstanding working conditions in a very international environment. The group has also access to the supercomputing facilities of the TU Dresden (ZIH). For scientific details please refer to our group's web site: http://www.biotec.tu-dresden.de/research/pisabarro.html.
The BIOTEC is an international and interdisciplinary institute of the Center for Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering focused on molecular bio-engineering, proteomics, genomics, biophysics, stem cells and computational biology. The TU Dresden is a German University of Excellence.
How to apply:
Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.
To apply for this position, please send an e-mail with a cover letter and CV including your research interests by 12.03.2019 (stamped arrival date applies) via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal https://securemail.tu-dresden.de by sending it as a single pdf document to: firstname.lastname@example.org or to: TU Dresden, BIOTEC, Frau Dr. M. Teresa Pisabarro, Tatzberg 47-51, 01307 Dresden. Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.
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