PREDOCTORAL POSITION IN STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY

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PREDOCTORAL POSITION IN STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY

Applications are invited for a predoctoral position within Prof. Miquel Coll’s laboratory at the Institut de Recerca Biomèdica (IRB)/Institut de Biologia Molecular de Barcelona (IBMB-CSIC) to work on the Project “Structure of protein-DNA complexes”. Our lab is interested in determining the crystal structure of several proteins from Herpesvirus, with putative therapeutic interest. The position is supported by a recently awarded FPI grant linked to a national project awarded by the Spanish Economy and Competitivity Ministry (MICINN).

The Institute is located in the stimulating scientific and cultural environment of the Barcelona Science Park, which also hosts public research centers and several pharmaceutical and biotech enterprises as well as scientific and technological services and state-of-the-art technology platforms.

Candidates should be European Citizens, hold a degree in Biology, Biotechnology or similar. Last year students who end their studies by June 2012 may also apply. Previous experience working in a lab, a good level of English and ability to work in a team would be desirable

Those interested should contact (preferably by email):
Esther Fernandez
Structural and Computational Biology Programme
Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)
Parc Científic de Barcelona
Baldiri Reixac 10
08028 Barcelona, Spain
Email: esther.fernandez.rodriguez @irbbarcelona.org

Applicants should send a copy of their academic records as well as the average grade of their finished studies as soon as possible and no later than February 15th, 2012.

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