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  • University of Essex
    Research Fellowship
    We welcome high-calibre candidates to join the Protein Structure and Mechanism of Disease (PSMD) division at the University of Essex via external Fellowships from funding agencies including the Wellcome Trust, Royal Society, UKRI and Cancer Research UK. We encourage applicants with a skillset and research interest in structural biology, biochemistry, molecular biology and computational biology. The PSMD offers substantial support for the preparation of your Fellowship applications and throughout their duration. Learn More 1/17/22

  • University of California San Francisco
    Postdoctoral Positions
    The Minor Lab at UCSF has two Postdoctoral Positions open in Ion channel structure, function, and chemical biology and Protein evolution/toxin resistance mechanisms:
    1) Ion channel structure, function, and chemical biology. Projects focus on structural approaches to study ion channel function and development of chemical biology tools for a wide range of channel types. Candidates should have (or expect) an Ph.D. or M.D. and should have demonstrated achievements with X-ray crystallography, cryo electronmicroscopy, or electrophysiology.
    2) Mechanisms of toxin resistance in poison animals. This project focus on using protein engineering and molecular evolution methods to develop new classes of toxin binding proteins. Candidates should have (or expect) an Ph.D. or M.D. and should have demonstrated achievements in protein structure analysis, protein biophysics, or selection methods and have a willingness to work with animals. Learn More 1/17/22

  • University of Essex
    Lecturer/Assistant Professor
    The School of Life Sciences at University of Essex invites outstanding applications for a permanent LECTURER / ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (Research & Teaching) position. We encourage applicants with a skillset and research interest in structural biology, biochemistry, molecular biology and computational biology. Successful candidates are expected to establish an innovative, externally-funded research program and contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate education. Learn More 1/17/22

  • Syngenta
    Structural Biologist
    The Structural Biology team at Syngenta, based in the UK, is looking for someone who is motivated and independent with Masters or PhD level qualifications ideally having worked with a range of protein targets being soluble and/or membrane-bound. On a 2-year contract, this position is a great opportunity for scientists interested in an industrial career to gain practical industry experience, working on structural biology platform activities which would mostly be structure solution but also with the potential for construct design, protein expression, purification and biophysics depending on the project. Prior experience in structure solution by crystallography is essential, whilst the rest of the pipeline described above as well as other structure solution methods such as cryo-EM would be considered an advantage. Learn More 1/17/22

  • CSSB Centre for Structural Systems Biology
    Postdoc Research Associate
    CSSB is hiring a Cluster-of-Excellence-funded postdoc to work on the development of a novel approach to time-resolved cryo-EM imaging by combining XFEL based sample delivery technologies with vitrification of proteins in action. Your primary focus lies on the development and testing of the experimental set-up, simulation of the vitrification process, and the characterisation of vitrified biological specimen by cryo-EM. The project is highly collaborative and supported through the expertise of different groups on DESY / Hamburg-Bahrenfeld Campus including Sasa Bajt, Henry Chapman, Kay Grünewald, Jochen Küpper, Thomas Marlovits, and Alke Meents. You will get access to various sample delivery infrastructures (nozzle fabrication), workshops, macromolecular complexes and the CryoEM Facility at CSSB Hamburg for sample characterisation. The facility hosts three high-end microscopes including 2 Titan Krios (K3, energy filter) and one Talos Arctica (Falcon 3), various peripheral equipment and a dedicated room for prototyping.  Learn More 1/12/22

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    A postdoc position is immediately available in Dr. Limei Zhang’s group at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for highly motivated candidates interested in structural biology, redox biology, and/or infectious disease. The Zhang Group applies a suite of interdisciplinary tools to investigate the structure-mechanism relationships of proteins in redox reactions, stress responses, and antibiotic resistance, with funding support from NSF and NIH. A successful candidate is expected to have a solid structural biology background (protein crystallography, cryo-EM, and/or NMR) and a strong record in conducting high-quality research.  Learn More 1/12/22

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    A postdoctoral research position is available in the laboratory of Yunsun Nam, in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, to study the mechanisms of post-transcriptional gene regulation. Our laboratory works on exciting projects dissecting the molecular mechanisms underlying RNA-mediated gene regulation. The goal is to determine how macromolecular recognition and enzymatic regulation are accomplished for many RNA-protein complexes, using biochemistry, structural methods, and molecular/cellular biology.  Learn More 1/12/22

  • Science and Technology Facilities Council UK
    Computational Scientist
    Collaborative Computational Project Number 4 in Protein Crystallography (CCP4) is looking for a Computational Scientist to work on a joint project with the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI, Hinxton, UK). The project relates to a large-scale protein structure analysis and classification, as well as research into conformational landscape of known (PDB) and predicted (AlphaFold DB) structures. The position is funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council UK (BBSRC) and will last for 3 years.
    Last date applications accepted: January 18, 2022.  Learn More 1/12/22

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Postdoctoral position
    The laboratory of Prof. Claudio Grosman in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking to fill an NIH-funded postdoctoral position to work on the structural (specifically, cryo-EM) aspects of pentameric ligand-gated ion channels (“Cys-loop receptors”). The laboratory combines structural biology, electrophysiology, and molecular simulations to address fundamental questions about ion-channel mechanisms. Previous experience with the purification of eukaryotic membrane proteins and structure determination using single-particle cryo-EM is absolutely required.  Learn More 1/12/22

  • Loschmidt Laboratories
    Protein Researcher / Senior Protein Researcher
    Loschmidt Laboratories (Masaryk University, Czech Republic) are looking for a highly skilled and motivated protein (senior) scientist to join our structural biology team. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you will be responsible for molecular cloning & gene assembly, protein production, characterisation and structure determination to support our projects across our protein engineering areas. The role is lab-based and requires the ability to independently develop rational experiments and trouble shoot when required.  Learn More 1/5/22

  • University of California, Berkeley
    Postdoctoral Scholar
    Postdoc positions open in the Dept. of Physics developing the laser phase plate at Berkeley. Whether your background is in cryo-EM, cryo-ET, or image processing, or lasers & atoms, they want to hear from you.  Applications accepted through Jan 31, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time).  Learn More

  • IST Austria
    Cryo-EM Specialist
    The IST Austria Electron Microscopy facility supports the vibrant international scientific community at the institute, with state-of-the-art cryo-EM infrastructure, covering single-particle analysis, ion-beam milling and cryo-electron tomography workflows. To strengthen our team, we are looking for a highly motivated person who will support EM facility users in cryo-EM related tasks in a challenging international environment. Closing date Jan 31 2022.  Learn More

  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    Postdoctoral Research Associate - Chemical Biology & Therapeutic
    The Fischer lab at St. Jude is recruiting a postdoc for a structural biology project that investigates the role of water network at protein ligand interfaces with a view towards ligand discovery. The position is available immediately and NIH funded for 5 years.  Learn More
  • Astex Pharmaceuticals
    Cryo-EM Computational Scientist
    Astex Pharmaceuticals has an exciting opportunity for a cryo-EM computational scientist to help develop novel, cutting edge, methods for single particle analysis (SPA) and to contribute to the continued evolution of Astex’s existing cryo-EM SPA platform. There will be a particular focus on developing novel methods and algorithms for liganded structure determination that will help to maximise the impact of cryo-EM on FBDD and SBDD. We are looking for candidates with a strong mathematical background and proven software development expertise. Ideally a candidate should have a deep understanding of the theory and software associated with cryo-EM SPA.   Learn More
  • The Molecular Pharmacology group of Lead Pharma, located at the Pivot Park in Oss, The Netherlands, is looking to recruit a skilled and enthusiastic Scientist in Crystallography. The Scientist will report to the Group Leader Cellular Pharmacology & Molecular Pharmacology. This role covers the entire scope of protein X-ray crystallography, including molecular biology, protein expression and purification, protein crystal growth, operation of the in-house X-ray diffractometer to collect data sets, and determination of protein:ligand structures to support small molecule drug development.  Learn More
  • LifeMine Therapeutics, among the Boston Globe's best places to work, is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate to join our Structural Biology team in Cambridge, MA. Utilizing expertise in protein engineering, expression, and purification, you'll have the opportunity to make a foundational impact uncovering novel therapeutics. We have cutting-edge AKTA machines, and our structural biology team collaborates significantly with our proteomics/mass spectrometry and crystallography colleagues.  Learn More
  • LifeMine Therapeutics, among the Boston Globe's Best Places to Work, is seeking a highly motivated Protein Crystallography Scientist with expertise in structural biology and protein biochemistry to join our expanding Drug Discovery effort. You'll have the opportunity to perform protein crystallography experiments, crystal quality optimization, and structure determination of protein small molecule complexes as well as construct design to generate crystallography-grade protein - Learn More
  • A Technical Assistant position is available in the Structural Biology Laboratory at Bayer Pharmaceuticals. They are looking for university graduates (BS or equivalent) who have practical experience with X-Ray crystallography, protein biochemistry, and/or biophysical methodologies. The job posting is in German, but the position will be held in English - Learn More
  • Postdoctoral position opening in Dr. M. Kumaraswami Lab, Dept. of Infectious Diseases, Houston Methodist Research Institute, Houston, TX. The candidate will employ a multidisciplinary approach to dissect the mechanisms of bacterial signaling pathways and understand the contribution of such signaling pathways to bacterial pathogenesis - Learn More
  • Post-doctoral position in the laboratory of Dr. Daniel Flaherty in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at Purdue University in the field of protein X-ray crystallography to support drug discovery efforts against a novel antibacterial targets of interest in our laboratory. Required degree/skills: PhD (or expected PhD) with experience in protein crystallography and biophysical techniques with a proven track record of successfully solving ligand-bound crystal structures. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV and at least 3 references that are familiar with the candidate’s experience and research potential at the link provided - Learn More
  • A post-doctoral research opportunity in the Perry laboratory at the City of Hope Medical Center, Monrovia, California. This DoD CDMRP support project is focused on rational-based drug design against a novel therapeutic target. Skills in protein crystallography and/or biophysics, including ITC and SPR are required - Learn More
  • The MacCHESS facility at Cornell is seeking a Director. MacCHESS, funded by NIH, provides X-ray crystallography and small-angle X-ray scattering facilities for structural biology at the CHESS synchrotron source. The Director oversees day-to-day operation as well as leading preparation of NIH grant materials and participating in strategic planning for CHESS - Learn More
  • A postdoc position is available in the area of high pressure protein crystallography (HP-MX) at MacCHESS, a division of the CHESS synchrotron laboratory. The goal is to identify and develop applications of HP-MX to problems of biological interest, using the existing diamond anvil cell setup at CHESS - Learn More
  • A position as Beamline Scientist is available for the Flexible Crystallography station at the CHESS synchrotron source. The station provides support for both users performing routine macromolecular crystallography and those developing novel techniques in X-ray scattering as applied to structural biology. Specialties include serial and high-pressure crystallography - Learn More
  • The Department of Biological Science at Florida State University invites outstanding applications for a tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in the broadly-defined area of Microbiology including but not limited to studies of bacteria, viruses, or host-microbial interactions, JOB ID 50256. Successful candidates are expected to establish an innovative, extramurally-funded research program and contribute to undergraduate and graduate education in the area of Microbiology. Researchers have access to excellent core resources, including a state-of-the-art imaging center equipped with a Titan Krios cryo-electron microscope, live cell imaging, and super-resolution 3D-SIM; access to the Coastal and Marine Laboratory and the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory - Learn More
  • RCSB Protein Data Bank is seeking highly motivated, scientific/bioinformatics software developers with PhD. or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, or a related discipline. The candidate should be interested in structural biological data and enjoy engaging with other programmers and scientists in a collaborative team environment - Learn More
  • The Schmidt Lab is seeking outstanding candidate(s) for one or two post-doctoral position(s) to begin as soon as possible. The successful applicant(s) will become part of an interdisciplinary team at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (UWM) that aims to solve important biological questions using ultra-brilliant, pulsed X-ray sources such as the expanding global network of free-electron X-ray laser facilities (see e.g. Tenboer et al., 2014, Science; Pande et al. 2016, Science; Olmos et al., 2018, BMC-Biology; Pandey et al., 2019 Nature Methods). The successful candidate(s) will have the opportunity to be productive with significant national and international recognition, work with a team of UWM faculty supported by BioXFEL (a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center, STC), and collaborate within the STC network - a consortium of eight universities across the U.S. - Learn More
  • The University of Minnesota (UMN) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics within the University of Minnesota Medical School. We seek applications in all areas of structural biology and biophysics including CryoEM, NMR, X-ray crystallography and spectroscopy. Of particular interest are applications of structural biology relating to immunology and cancer biology - Learn More
  • A postdoctoral position is available immediately at the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine to study the molecular mechanisms of vertebrate visual transduction. We are using multiple approaches, including protein structure-function analysis, biochemistry, structural and molecular biology. A successful applicant will have a PhD, experience in biochemistry/structural and molecular biology, and a relevant publication record. Experience in x-ray crystallography and/or cryo-EM is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience - Learn More
  • The Lee Lab at Penn State invites applications for a postdoctoral position and a research technician position to take a multi-disciplinary structural biology approach to study membrane transport devices connected to human disease. Expertise in membrane protein biochemistry, single-particle cryo-EM or X-ray crystallography is preferred but not required - Learn More
  • The theoretical biochemisty lab seeks a post-doctoral fellow for immersive scientific visualization of omic data. The lab is focused on the development of novel approaches for interactive visualization of molecular structures, including using UnityMol to create 3D user interfaces and Virtual Reality applications - Learn More
  • The theoretical biochemisty lab seeks a post-doctoral fellow for immersive scientific visualization of membrane proteins and their assemblies. The lab is focused on the development of novel approaches for interactive visualization of molecular structures, including using UnityMol to create 3D user interfaces and Virtual Reality applications - Learn More
  • A Researcher 2 position is available in Dr. Fang Li's lab at the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Candidates must have a bachelor's or master's degree in biology or related fields and have experience in molecular cloning, cell culture, and protein purification - Learn More
  • A postdoctoral position is available in Dr. Fang Li's lab at the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. We conduct research on biochemical mechanisms of coronaviruses and develop drugs and vaccines. Candidates should have a PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry, virology, or related fields. Salary is at NIH rates - Learn More
  • A fully funded 4-year PhD position is available in the laboratory of Nicholas Harmer at the University of Exeter, as part of the SWBio DTP programme. The position will be using structural (X-ray crystallography/single particle cryo-EM/microED) and enzymology techniques to study thiamine diphosphate-dependent enzymes and their function. Informal enquiries should be directed to Prof. Harmer at [email protected] - Learn More
  • The laboratory of Dr. Suyang Zhang at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) in Cambridge, United Kingdom, is recruiting Ph.D. students. The Zhang lab investigates the mechanism of alternative splicing and its regulation by transcription using cryo-electron microscopy, X-ray crystallography, biochemistry as well as functional and cellular assays - Learn More
  • PostDoctoral Position in Membrane Protein Structural Biology at the USC, Los Angeles. The position is available starting immediately in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Southern California and is initially limited to 2 years, with possible extension. Our research focuses on the structural biology of membrane proteins involved in synaptic transmission, using single particle cryoEM and X-ray crystallography, complemented by functional assays - Learn More
  • Montana State University (MSU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in cryo-EM. Those with expertise with single particle analysis and/or cryo-ET are encouraged to apply, experience in crystallography and/or micro-ED is a plus. Bozeman is located in the Northern Rocky Mountain community of Bozeman Montana, which is frequently recognized for its high quality of life, including its outdoor, cultural and educational amenities - Learn More
  • A Postdoctoral Associate position is immediately available in the lab of Dr. Eddy Arnold to conduct research studying the structure and function of human viral proteins and polyproteins, including from SARS-CoV-2, HIV-1, and an array of viruses that are significant pandemic threats. Structure determination of key viral proteins including polymerases will contribute to structure-guided drug design. Advanced structural biology knowledge and skills are desired (crystallization, experience using synchrotron beam lines, sample preparation and data processing experience in cryo-electron microscopy, expert knowledge of bioinformatic tools for drug design) - Learn More
  • The Halic Lab is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral research associate to join the group of Dr. Mario Halic in the Department of Structural Biology at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The Halic lab studies the epigenetic regulation of gene expression using genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry and structural biology approaches. In particular, we study heterochromatin formation and the chromatin-modifying proteins involved in this process and use cryo-EM methodologies to examine processes involved in chromatin organization - Learn More
  • Bajic Laboratory is looking for a postdoctoral candidate with experience in single-particle cryo-EM and willingness to learn virology and immunology. Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biophysics or a related discipline is required. The position is for a postdoctoral trainee interested in host immune recognition mechanisms of influenza, SARSCoV- 2, Chikungunya, and other viruses - Learn More
  • Sosei Heptares are seeking a membrane protein biochemist, Research Scientist, to join the Biochemistry group at our research facility on Granta Park, Cambridge, UK. Working on membrane protein biochemical characterisation to enable drug discovery efforts. Applicants should have experience in the expression and purification of challenging membrane proteins destined for biochemical, biophysical and structural studies. Candidates with a proven track record of publications related to the expression, purification, and biochemical characterisation of difficult membrane protein targets in peer-reviewed journals would be advantageous. This is an exceptional opportunity to participate in pioneering science with an industry-leading drug discovery company - Learn More
  • The Azuma Group is looking for a highly qualified postdoc researcher. The successful candidate will be involved in the project to understand the molecular mechanism of the guest packaging and its impact on the catalytic activity of the vitamin B2 synthesizing compartment, riboflavin synthase/lumazine synthase complex. The project offers you the opportunity to gain experience in laboratory evolution, a most powerful approach to endow proteins with user-defined function, as well as in protein cage-based technology, a hot research topic fueled by prospective applications in catalysis and medicine - Learn More
  • The Loschmidt Laboratories of protein engineering  is currently looking for a highly skilled and motivated postdoc to join our structural biology team to investigate the molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer’s pathology. We will investigate the molecular structures and functions of proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease and how newly discovered small-molecule therapeutics can correct their malfunction. The candidate will use molecular biology, biochemistry and structural biology methods such as X-ray crystallography, cryo-electron microscopy - tomography to unravel the molecular principles of amyloid-β oligomers formation - Learn More
  • The Pfizer Structural and Molecular Sciences Department is seeking a postdoctoral fellow with a background in structural biology and biochemistry to work on an exciting project in vaccine development - Learn More
  • The Department of Biophysics and the Lyda Hill Department of Bioinformatics (Green Center for Systems Biology) at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center invite applications for a jointly appointed tenure-track faculty position, primarily at the level of assistant professor, but other ranks may be considered. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. We seek outstanding candidates who work at the interface of super-resolution light microscopy and cryoelectron tomography (cryoET). We are interested in both developers of these cutting-edge technologies and high-end users focused on important, mechanistic questions in biophysics and/or cell biology - Learn More
  • The Deaconescu lab at Brown University has Postdoctoral Associate and Research Assistant positions available in structural biology of transcription, DNA repair and bacterial responses to stress. Positions will involve cryo-EM and/or crystallography. Please send CV and cover letter to alexandra_deaconescu[at]
  • The Ebright lab at Rutgers University has Postdoctoral Associate or Research Associate positions available in structural biology of transcription, transcription-translation coupling, and transcriptional regulation. Positions will involve cryo-EM and/or crystallography. Please send CV and cover letter to [email protected]
  • Postdoctoral Position at Duke University in applications of Single-Particle Cryogenic Electron Microscopy to study chaperone-assisted folding of large proteins is available. Training: PhD in biochemistry, biophysics or related disciplines. Skills: In molecular biology/protein engineering are essential and some previous experience in structure reconstruction techniques is desirable although not “a must” - Learn More
  • A position for an Institute Associate Scientist II – Protein Sciences is open in the Structural Chemistry group in the Institute for Applied Science (IACS) in the Therapeutic Discovery Division at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. The recruited individual will have a strong background in protein purification and work with a great team of scientists involved in developing new cancer therapies to improve patient outcomes. The Institute Associate Scientist II in the structural chemistry group of the Institute for Applied Cancer Science (IACS) will participate in cross-functional research to advance our drug discovery projects from early exploratory efforts through lead optimization, ultimately delivering therapeutic agents of benefit to patients. As part of the IACS team, the Institute Associate Scientist II will deliver high-quality protein samples for a variety of crucial applications, including in vitro assays, X-ray crystallography, and cryo-electron microscopy - Learn More
  • The Hartmann Lab has a Postdoc opening in their group at the Interfaculty Institute of Biochemistry and the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen, Germany. They are looking for someone who can't wait to develop peptide-based PROTACs as next-generation therapeutics. The position is initially limited to 18 months, with the possibility of extension, and is open immediately until a suitable candidate is found - Learn More
  • Biogen in Cambridge, MA has a co-op position open. They are looking for a cryo-EM structural biologist with an interest in structure-based design of antibodies to join their multi-disciplinary team. They have in-house high-resolution structural biology technologies, including a Glacios cryo-EM microscope equipped with a BioQuantum K3 detector. This is a great opportunity to work with dedicated, innovative scientists focusing on biologics drug discovery - Learn More
  • The latest version, the web application MXCuBE3 is specifically designed to perform advanced experiments remotely. As part of the EBS Extremely Brilliant Source, the ESRF is constructing a new beamline dedicated to room temperature time-resolved serial crystallography experiments, the next generation experiments in structural biology. The ESRF is hiring a software developer engineer to develop the new features for serial crystallography data collection - Learn More
  • Postdoctoral position opening in Dr. M. Kumaraswami Lab, Dept. of Infectious Diseases, Houston Methodist Research Institute, Houston, TX. The candidate will employ a multidisciplinary approach to dissect the mechanisms of bacterial signaling pathways and understand the contribution of such signaling pathways to bacterial pathogenesis - Learn More
  • The Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa seeks a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) to establish a vibrant, externally funded research program. Iowa State recently opened a cryo-EM facility housing a Glacios equipped with K3 detector. We aim to recruit a new faculty member to establish a research program using cryo-EM in any area of biosciences to join our growing cryo-EM community - Learn More
  • Helix Biostructures is searching for a Senior Structural Biologist, X-ray Data Collection - Crystallography. This position will be entail working remotely >90% of the time, for the purposes of collecting X-ray data from various Synchrotron beamlines both domestic and international - Learn More
  • ESRF is looking for an experienced beamline scientist with a backgound in BioSAXS to join the ESRF Structural Biology group. It’s a great opportunity to work with dedicated, dynamic scientists operating and developing a BioSAXS beamline, 6 MX stations and 1 CryoEM microscope for the international community. The ESRF is located in Grenoble, France, on the EPN campus together with the ILL (neutrons for science), the EMBL and the French structural biology institute (IBS) offering numerous possibilities - Learn More
  • The Tsai Lab at Baylor College of Medicine (ranked No. 22 for Best Medical School for Research by US News) has an open position for an NIH-funded Postdoc or Researcher to study the 3D structure and mechanism of protein quality control machines in aging and human diseases. A PhD in a biological science is preferred (MSc and Postbacs - please enquire). Come join our team! - Learn More
  • Join Structura Bio as a Software Engineer (Cryo-EM), helping to build on cryoSPARC, relied on by scientists and pharma in 40+ countries. You will directly influence product design as we work hard to support this growing area of structural biology. Work closely with our software engineers, scientific computing engineers, full-stack developers and algorithm developers to build and deploy new features, functionality and software products that facilitate evolving cryo-EM research workflows - Learn More
  • Join Structura Bio as a Customer Success Engineer, helping to support cryo-EM software (cryoSPARC) and a rapidly growing user base around the world who rely on our tools to advance their research and publish new discoveries. You will be integral in keeping a pulse on the technical success of cryoSPARC out in the world and being a key link between our users and our developers - Learn more
  • The Leschziner Lab at UCSD is looking for postdoctoral fellows to join two different projects: (1) The structural basis of Parkinson's Disease; and (2) Regulation of crytoplasmic dynein. Expertise in working with complex reconstituted systems using any of the following approaches is highly desirable: cryo-EM / crystallography / biochemistry - Learn More
  • Montana State University (MSU) invites applications for 3 tenure-track faculty positions in neuroimmunology. They are particularly interested in candidates that intend to develop research programs that include structural biology - Learn More
  • RCSB PDB is looking for a highly motivated, scientific developer with domain experience in structural biology or bioinformatics or related fields. The candidate should have experience working with Python, document databases (e.g. MongoDB), search and data access tools (e.g., ElasticSearch and GraphQL). Scientific background in any of the following areas would be considered a major plus: Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Genomics - Learn More
  • The Macromolecular Crystallography (MX) group at the HZB is operating and developing three beamlines for MX at the BESSY II storage ring for the national and international user community. The MX-group is also in charge of the HZB-MX-BioLab and it carries out research projects on several structural biology aspects. You will enrich our group in carrying out and developing our experimental infrastructure as well as do research for your own projects - Learn More
  • EMBL-EBI (Hinxton, UK) are looking to recruit an <b>EMDB Resource Manager</b> to lead all its activities surrounding the EMDB archive. They are looking for an ambitious mid-career scientist with experience in (and good practical and theoretical understanding of) cryo-EM/ET and scientific software development - Learn More
  • Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (La Jolla, San Diego area, USA) seeks a Cryo-EM Facility Manager/Director to oversee operations in the electron microscopy facility at the Institute. This position will be scientifically involved in projects, work hands on with the instruments, and manage the training and workflow of internal and external users - Learn More
  • The Zhao Lab at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has a postdoc position available immediately. My lab is interested in understanding the molecular mechanism of pre-mRNA splicing and its role in disease processes, using a combination of structural (cryoEM and crystallography), biochemical, molecular biology, and cell biology approaches. To apply, please send an email with CV and contact information of three references to - Learn More
  • Diamond Light Source is looking for an experienced cryo-EM scientist to join its eBIC for Industry facility in Harwell, Oxford, UK. The post is a client-facing role, covering an array of projects across the drug discovery pipeline, contributing to the entire single-particle experiment from grid preparation to data analysis and model building - Learn More
  • The Vecchio Lab at the University of Nebraska has an opening for an NIH-funded Postdoc position studying membrane proteins and membrane protein assemblies using X-ray crystallography and cryoEM. We are looking for a recent or soon-to-be Ph.D., with interests in membrane proteins and experience in one structural technique. Potential exists for the candidate to acquire cryoEM expertise during the postdoc training via a recently well-scored NSF fellowship - Learn More
  • The Medical University Innsbruck is seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow/Lead Investigator for an international project (lead in Innsbruck, and partner in Jena) with an interest in exploring the Magic of Mushrooms - Learn More
  • In the frame of ARISE (Career Accelerator for Research Infrastructure Scientists) programme, EMBL is looking for experienced professionals with a background in the fields of computation engineering and data sciences/ imaging and optical engineering/ mechanical engineering or molecular biotechnology, eager to develop novel technologies for life sciences and get trained to operate life science research infrastructures of tomorrow. The programme receives funding from Horizon 2020 under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie action COFUND (grant agreement No 945405) - Learn More
  • The Liang lab at Department of Biochemistry, Emory University School of Medicine, has a postdoctoral fellow opening for a talented and motivated scientist with solid biochemistry and structural biology background to analyze the viral RNA synthesis machinery. They offer a unique training environment for research and career development, and experience in structural biology is desired but not required - Learn More
  • The Gros lab at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands currently has an opening for a Postdoctoral Researcher for cryo-EM studies of large protein complexes involved in cellular immunity. Are you a structural biologist with a thorough knowledge of cryo-EM and do you dare tackle very large and low-affinity protein complexes? This might be the job for you - Learn More
  • ARC Centre for Cryo-electron Microscopy of Membrane Proteins is looking for highly motivated, passionate and competitive candidates for 4-year fully funded PhD positions. Successful candidates will join the Centre, which is a collaborative venture led by Monash University (Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Parkville campus) with The University of Melbourne (Bio21 Institute), University of Wollongong (Molecular Horizons) and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. They are working alongside 11 industry partners, including Pfizer, ThermoFisher Scientific and AstraZeneca. They aim to develop future leaders to solve membrane proteins for therapeutic drug development and drive drug discovery process - Learn More
  • A 3-year PhD research fellowship is available in the Group for Chromatin and Structural Biology at University of Oslo, Norway. The project aims at understanding changes in chromatin during mitosis and kinetochore formation. We use various biochemical and biophysical approaches (cryo-EM, X-ray crystallography, SAXS, SANS, hydrogen-deuterium exchange ...). In addition, we collaborate with cell biology groups to link structure with function - Learn More
  • The Acharya Lab in the Division of Structural Biology at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI) has an opening for a Postdoctoral Associate to study structures of viral glycoproteins, their interactions with host molecules and role in viral entry - Learn More
  • Postdoc position in ion channel structural biology (cryo-EM and X-ray crystallography) and electrophysiology at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada). Minimum requirement: PhD in a structural biology discipline; extensive experience with protein expression and purification. Experienced electrophysiologists who wish to learn structural biology are also encouraged to apply - Learn More
  • Postdoctoral Scholar Positions for Infectious Disease Research. Looking for individuals excited to perform structure based therapeutic design for small molecules and vaccine development. This approach will use structure biology and mammalian cell culture techniques - Learn More
  • The Medical College of Wisconsin invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. This cluster recruitment seeks individuals to establish internationally leading research programs that apply the tools of chemical, computational or structural biology (including Cryo-EM) to fundamental questions in cancer - Learn More
  • The National Crystallization Center at the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute seeks a PhD level staff scientist who will be responsible for both routine technical operations and developing new procedures in the crystallization laboratory. This is an ideal position for a structural biologist with innovative ideas about developing new crystallization pipelines and working in a dynamic, collaborative environment - Learn More
  • A Postdoctoral position is available immediately for a highly motivated individual with a strong interest in studies of ion channels in the lab of Prof. Dan Minor at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Candidates should have (or expect) an Ph.D. or M.D. and should have experience in protein biochemistry and structure determination by crystallographic or cryo-electronmicroscopy methods. Interested individuals should send a current CV to Prof. Daniel Minor - Learn More
  • The University of Southern California is looking to hire a postdoc that will split their time between managing a single crystal x-ray diffractometer (Rigaku SynergyS) and doing research in one of our inorganic or organic PI's labs. The manager's position will involve training new users and helping existing users with data collection and structure solving for the more complicated structures. We expect the time to be equally split between the x-ray manager position and the laboratory research position - Learn More
  • A postdoctoral position is available in the Dr. Vitold E. Galkin Cryo-EM Lab at the Eastern Virginia Medical School .We have been using single particle approach to reconstruction of helical filaments from cryo-EM images to study the mechanisms of heart muscle contraction. Prior experience in any branch of structural biology is essential - Learn More
  • Structural biology postdoctoral position is available in the Munson lab at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. The Munson lab is elucidating the structure and function of proteins and complexes that regulate intracellular membrane trafficking, using multidisciplinary approaches. We are looking for a postdoc with a strong protein biochemistry background, preferably cryo-EM experience, to join our highly collaborative lab that strongly values and supports colleagues with diverse backgrounds and experiences - Learn More
  • The Structural Molecular Biology (SMB) Division at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) is seeking a Research Associate with a strong background in X-ray diffraction data processing and/or software development. A successful candidate will work with an interdisciplinary group of crystallographers, engineers, and software developers on analytical pipelines and frameworks for processing large volumes of crystallographic data at SSRL, with emphasis on serial crystallography - Learn More
  • The Chao Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School seeks a Senior Scientist / Lab Manager. The position will include opportunities for collaborative and independent projects - Learn More
  • MiTeGen is searching for an X-ray and Cryo-EM Application and Methods Development Scientist. Candidate will work with the CTO, R&D Engineering Manager, and other R&D staff to assist in developing new methods and technologies for biomolecular X-ray crystallography and single-particle cryo-electron microscopy and more - Learn More
  • MiTeGen is searching for a Research and Development Scientist/Engineer. Candidate will work for the R&D Engineering Manager and collaborates with the CTO. Takes guidance for daily activities and longer term efforts from the Engineering Manager and the CTO. Supports other development and production staff in their tasks and in solving issues and answering questions in your areas of expertise and more - Learn More
  • MiTeGen is searching for a Customer Sales Assistant who will focus on the development of sales opportunities with scientific customers. This will include outlining scientist-focused sales campaigns, making sales calls to scientists, nurturing opportunities, and providing sales support to a broad range of researchers from academia to industry. The role of Customer Sales Assistant at MiTeGen requires a multi-talented individual who can adapt their skill set to a broad range of areas within our growing organization. An outgoing personality who is detail oriented and loves speaking on the phone will thrive in this role. A background in structural biology or related science is not required, though experience with crystallography or cryo-EM would be a plus! An organized, independent, individual who is able to multi-task and is highly motivated to develop customer relationships, find solutions and adapt to various situations and company needs will find this to be an opportunity to start a rewarding career - Learn More
  • The Bleichert Lab is looking for post-docs and recent graduates to work on our NIH-funded projects. They are looking for highly motivated individuals interested in combining biochemistry and cryo-EM to study nucleic acid/protein machines - Learn More
  • The He Lab has postdoc positions available in structure and mechanism of DNA-centric machineries. Strong expertise in genome editing, genomics or biochemistry preferred. CryoEM training not required - Learn More
  • The Fraser lab in the UCSF Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences has a Junior/Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist Positions available immediately. The Fraser lab focuses on structural biology, macromolecular mechanics, and molecular biology to understand proteins as ensembles of structures and how physical, chemical, and genetic perturbations affect them. They are seeking a candidate who engage in research projects (50%) and will manage daily wet lab operations (50%). - Learn More
  • The Shabek lab is looking for a motivated postdoctoral fellow with a structural biology background to join their growing research group at the University of California, Davis They use structure-driven approaches to study unique signaling pathways in plants. They are particularly interested in deciphering the mechanisms of specific signaling receptors and their regulation by the Ubiquitin Proteasome System - Learn More
  • Structura Biotechnology, developer of the cryoSPARC software for cryo-EM, is looking for a full-time Software Engineer to join the team. Work closely with our software engineers, scientific computing engineers, full-stack developers and algorithm developers to build and deploy new features, functionality and software products that facilitate evolving cryo-EM research workflows. They are excited to support a growing user base within academia and industry - Learn More
  • The New York Structural Biology Center (NYSBC) seeks an electron microscopist to join the staff of the Simons Electron Microscopy Center (SEMC). This individual will primarily be a cryoEM specialist who will assist users of the facility to carry out service experiments and will also have the option to pursue collaborative research projects - Learn More

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