Offer: Research Associate:
Job location: Sheffield
We are pursuing candidates with a PhD and postdoctoral practice (or equivalent practice), with a background in de novo protein design, and the flexibility to work on the biochemistry and spectroscopy of photosynthetic membrane proteins. You should be able to participate in the genetic manipulation, redesign and purification of membrane protein complexes, as well as having some familiarity with methods for determining structures of complexes by cryo-electron microscopy. You should also be willing to apply kinetic and spectroscopic methods to characterise the functional properties of photosynthetic complexes. The postholder will be located in the collaborative, multidisciplinary molecular photosynthesis research group in the School of Biosciences, where they will have access to the world-class facilities available at the University of Sheffield. The postholder will also make collaborative visits to Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich and Centre Algatech, Trebon, Czech Republic, as part of the Synergy research programme.
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