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Postdoctoral position in bacterial protein phosphorylation

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Göteborg

The Mijakovic lab at Chalmers Sys Bio is advertising a postdoctoral position in bacterial protein phosphorylation and signalling. The contract duration is 24 months. Information about the project The postdoctoral fellow will be expected to work on protein-tyrosine phosphorylation in the model bacterium Bacillus subtilis. The object of research is the B. subtilis protein-tyrosine kinase Ptk A, and the aim of the project is to investigate how this kinase is activated by different protein interactants. The postdoctoral fellow will join a productive interdisciplinary research environment at Chalmers Sys Bio. For more information about the Mijakovic lab, including our work culture, please visit this website. - The details of the departmental research activities may be found here. Major responsibilities We are seeking a highly motivated individual, driven by scientific curiosity and capable of driving their own research project independently. The candidate is expected to actively collaborate with other members of the Mijakovic lab. The work will comprise protein biochemistry, genetic engineering, phospho-proteomics and depending on the candidate's preference, can also include computational modeling of cellular regulation involving Ptk A. Your major responsibility as postdoc is to perform your own research in a research group. The position may include teaching on undergraduate and master's levels as well as supervising master's and/or Ph D students to a certain extent. Another important aspect involves collaboration within academia and with society at large. The position is meritorious for future research duties within academia as well as industry/the public sector. Qualifications To qualify for the position of postdoc, you must have a doctoral degree in molecular biology, microbiology, biochemistry or a related discipline. The degree should generally not be older than three years. You are expected to be somewhat accustomed to teaching, and to demonstrate good potential within research and education. The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English.  We also see that you have:  Strong publication record (1st authorships in peer-reviewed publications). Experience with basic bacteriology techniques, gene cloning, protein overexpression and protein purification. Advanced scientific writing skills, ability to write peer reviewed papers independently. Meritorious experience and skills: Experience with genetics of Bacillus subtilis. Experience with MS proteomics. Position summary Full-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of two years (1+1). Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers. Our offer to you Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg.  Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees. Application procedure The application should be marked with Ref 20210267 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below: CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including: • CV, include complete list of publications • Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences • Two references that we can contact. Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number) 1-3 pages where you: • Introduce yourself • Describe your previous research fields and main research results • Describe your future goals and future research focus Other documents: • Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates. Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped). Application deadline: 17 September, 2021 For questions, please contact: Professor, Ivan Mijakovic, Sys Bio, ivan.mijakovic@chalmers.se *** Chalmers declines to consider all offers of further announcement publishing or other types of support for the recruiting process in connection with this position. ***      Chalmers University of Technology conducts research and education in engineering sciences, architecture, technology-related mathematical sciences, natural and nautical sciences, working in close collaboration with industry and society. The strategy for scientific excellence focuses on our six Areas of Advance; Energy, Health Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Materials Science, Production and Transport. The aim is to make an active contribution to a sustainable future using the basic sciences as a foundation and innovation and entrepreneurship as the central driving forces. Chalmers has around 11,000 students and 3,000 employees. New knowledge and improved technology have characterised Chalmers since its foundation in 1829, completely in accordance with the will of William Chalmers and his motto: Avancez!

Chalmers Tekniska Högskola AB

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  • Antal platser: 1
  • Timmar per vecka: 32 - 40 timmar
Sista ansökningsdag: 2021-09-17
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