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Reference : UMR5048-FLOLEP-004
Workplace : MONTPELLIER
Date of publication : Thursday, August 01, 2019
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 12 months
Expected date of employment : 1 October 2019
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : Gross monthly salary: € 2 643
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : 1 to 4 years
Study and shed light onto the functioning of complex biomolecular systems involving extensive conformational dynamics and protein-protein interactions
- Develop and apply multi-pronged computational protocols based on both atomistic and coarse-grained simulations that profit from experimental data and/or statistical analysis of protein sequences.
- Focus on the characterization of intrinsically disordered proteins and their interactions with other proteins and/or nucleic acids.
The successful candidate should have
i) Obtained a PhD in chemistry, physics or computational biology in 2018 or 2019;
ii) A solid background in theoretical/computational biophysics, physical chemistry or soft matter physics;
iii) A strong interest in collaborating with experimentalists.
- Experience in molecular simulations is required while
- Programming skills and/or basic knowledge of experimental techniques in structural biology or biophysics will be favorably considered.
The CBS research staff and infrastructure cover a wide variety of techniques for structural biology and biophysics including X-ray crystallography, cryo-electron microscopy, advanced fluorescence and super-resolution microscopes, single-molecule manipulation, molecular and cell biology, and high-performance computation.
Montpellier is a major biology area with a focus on fundamental research, biomedicine, plant biology and environmental science.
Constraints and risks
Informal queries should be addressed to Alessandro Barducci (firstname.lastname@example.org). Interested candidates should send their CV, a cover letter describing their research interests and motivation, and the names of persons willing to write a recommendation letter.
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