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Reference : UMR5086-LAUTER-004
Workplace : LYON 07
Date of publication : Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 24 months
Expected date of employment : 1 February 2020
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : 2643 to 3766 euros gross monthly (if experience)
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : Indifferent
A 2 years postdoctoral position is available in the group of Dr. Laurent Terradot in the Unit Molecular Microbiology and Structural Biochemistry of the Institut de Biologie et Chimie des Protéines (IBCP, CNRS-University of Lyon), Lyon, France. We are interested in structure function of protein-protein complexes involved in Helicobacter pylori pathogenesis. This bacteria is a major human pathogen that causes human diseases such as ulcers and gastric cancers. The position is dedicated to the understanding of Helicobacter pylori Type IV secretion system by the determination of several protein-protein complexes by X-ray crystallography or Cryo-EM. Preliminary data are already available for several protein samples.
You will carry out a research program in Structural biochemistry. You will design, perform protein complex purification protocols and perform X-ray crystallography or Cryo-EM experiments
We are looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals with a strong background in Protein purification and Structural biology. Experience in the study of protein complexes would be a plus.
Knowledge in Macromolecular Crystallography and/or Cryo-EM would be considered a strong advantage but is not mandatory.
The IBCP (www.ibcp.fr) is well equipped for cell biology, molecular biology and biochemistry and Structural Biology and belongs to a larger campus (Lyon Biopole; Center for Infectiology), giving access to state-of-the-art core facilities in areas. The group has regular access to synchrotron beam time and Cryo-EM. Lyon is a vibrant, historical French city and is a world-excellence center in infectiology.Working language of the laboratory is English.
Constraints and risks
Possible travels to Grenoble, Bordeaux, Paris
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