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  • 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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