Job offer in england Research Associate at University of Bath



Applications are invited for a postdoctoral Research Associate position in Structural Molecular Biology (fixed-term post until 31 January 2020, available from 1st October 2018), working in the Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Bath, one of the UK’s leading universities.

You will study the ‘Structure and function relationship of proteins involved in cardiovascular diseases’. The post holder will work in Professor K. Ravi Acharya’s group. The research project will involve molecular biology, protein biochemistry (expression and purifications of proteins using different constructs), structural studies using X-ray crystallography and biophysical studies. The project would suit a highly motivated and committed scientist interested in using these techniques with the long-term goal of designing drug molecules for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. 

As the successful candidate, you should possess a Ph.D. degree in structural biology/biochemistry/molecular biology and have demonstrable experience and peer reviewed publication/s in protein biochemistry (expression and purification using different expression systems) and protein crystallography. Experience in biophysical techniques relating structure to function is desirable.

The successful candidate will ideally start By 1st October 2018.

In addition to the on-line application form, please submit a detailed CV and a concise statement of research performed so far of approximately 700-800 words.

The University of Bath and our Department, which both hold Athena SWAN Bronze awards, are committed to equality of opportunity. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, including women.

For further information and to apply please see www.bath.ac.uk/jobs. 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Prof. K. Ravi Acharya (bsskra@bath.ac.uk; Phone 01225-286238). 

Weblink to Prof. Acharya’s group: http://www.bath.ac.uk/bio-sci/kra-lab/main/krahome.html

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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