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Post-doctoral Research Associate (Fixed Term)

From Jobs at the University of Cambridge. Published on Oct 29, 2014.

This post will be part of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded research programme in medicines for tuberculosis. It is part of a multinational and multidisciplinary partnership to scale up the tools of fragment-based drug discovery for TB and highly experience anti-infectives team with industrial experience. The post will start on 1st January 2015.

The objective of this post is to carry out a structure-guided fragment-based drug discovery programme targeting essential proteins in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The successful applicant should have a broad knowledge of molecular biology and biochemistry, as well as biophysical and structural techniques including X-ray crystallography.

An understanding of protein structure and function and of the use of such information in drug discovery is required. Experience of cloning, expressing and engineering proteins, characterisation, crystallisation and X-ray analysis are required.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

For all enquiries please contact Stephanie Morley - personnel@bioc.cam.ac.uk or call on 01223 333617

Please quote reference PH04604 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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