An experienced post doctoral research assistant is required to work on structural studies of an exciting new class of prokaryotic ion channels. The successful applicant will join the Potassium Channel Research Group headed by Dr Stephen J. Tucker which will shortly be transferring to new custom built laboratories in the Biological Physics Unit, based in the Department of Physics.
The ideal candidate will have significant experience of protein expression and purification, protein crystallisation and a particular interest in membrane proteins. The project is at at advanced stage and so additional experience in X-ray structure determination would be an advantage.
The position would ideally suit graduates with a PhD degree in biochemistry, crystallography, biophysics, or related subjects, & with relevant research experience. This post is available immediately and is funded by the BBSRC for a maximum of three years.
Letters of application including a CV and names and addresses of 2 referees should be sent to The Personnel Officer, Department of Physics using either the application form or link below, quoting reference number DK08-002.
Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Tucker. Further Particulars are available from www.physics.ox.ac.uk/cm/vacancies.htm