Donnerstag, 15. April 2010

Postdoctoral scientist position dynamic NMR/structural biology

A postdoctoral position in NMR/protein crystallography is available immediately
in the laboratory of Dr. Michelle Krogsgaard at the Department of Pathology and
NYU Cancer Institute, NYU Medical School in New York to study the biophysical
basis of T-cell receptor recognition of self-antigens (Krogsgaard et al., Mol
Cell, 2003; Krogsgaard et al., Nature, 2005; Krogsgaard and Davis, NI, 2005).

Interested candidates should have a recent Ph.D. in biochemistry, biophysics,
bioengineering or related fields. Experience in molecular biology, protein
purification, and dynamic NMR structure analysis is ABSOLUTELY MANDATORY. Some
experience in X-ray crystallography would be a significant plus. The successful
candidate is expected to be highly motivated, creative and capable of
contributing productively in a team environment. Excellent publication record
and communication skills in oral and written English are essential.

The laboratory is located in the Smilow Research Center: , a new 13-story building with excellent
research facilities on the NYU Medical School Campus located in mid-town

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience. Interested applicants
should forward a cover letter summarizing current and future research interests
related to the laboratory’s research interest (max 1 page), curriculum vitae,
list of publications, and the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of
three references by e-mail to:

Michelle Krogsgaard, Ph.D
NYU Cancer Institute and Department of Pathology
NYU School of Medicine, New York
phone: 212 263 9266