Mittwoch, 15. September 2010

permanent protein NMR position

A permanent protein NMR position is available at Novartis in Basel, Switzerland. The description is attached below. If you are interested, please apply online via - careers - Job ID 70618BR.
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Position Title
Investigator II – Structural Biology
Job Description
Investigator II in the Structural Biology Platform (SBP) within the Center for Proteomic Chemistry (CPC) of NIBR Basel. As a member of a multidisciplinary research team you will apply NMR based techniques to study protein targets and antigen-antibody as well as protein-ligand interactions in order to facilitate the drug discovery process. Your work will include the purification of isotope labeled proteins. You will also be involved in evaluating potential new structural biology projects, coordinating the efforts of small teams towards providing structural and biophysical data to impact drug discovery projects, and representing the Structural Biology Platform in multidisciplinary/multinational project teams.
Minimum requirements

We are looking for a highly talented and motivated scientist with a PhD in biochemistry or related disciplines plus 1-3 years of postdoctoral experience in an academic or industrial setting. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in a broad range of NMR techniques and in the area of protein purification. He/she will have a sound knowledge of biochemistry, analytics and a strong interest in the biology of human diseases. Experience in the use of additional biophysical methods to characterise protein-protein or protein-ligand interactions or crystallography would be advantageous. The candidate should be strongly committed and display a high level of creativity and passion for project work. He/she will be a member of a multi-disciplinary, multi-national team of drug discovery professionals. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.