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ERC-funded PhD Student positions

ERC-funded PhD Student positions
at the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology 
of the University of Gdansk and Medical University of Gdansk

We are looking for PhD Students to join the Structural Biology Laboratory led by Michal R. Szymanski at the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of the University of Gdansk and Medical University of Gdansk (IFB UG & MUG), Gdansk, Poland. The PhD Student will join our “MitoRepairosome” ERC project to investigate human mitochondrial DNA repair pathway (https://erc.europa.eu/news-events/magazine/erc-starting-grant-2019-examples).
The ideal candidate will:
  1. Hold a master degree in biotechnology, biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology or related fields
  2. Have documented experience in at least one of the following: Structural Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry.
  3. Have excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  4. Show a good level of independence, self-motivation and reliability
Overexpression and purification of DNA repair enzymes. Biochemical and biophysical characterization. Protein crystallization and structure determination by X-ray crystallography and cryo-EM.
Conditions of employment:
Duration of contract: Full-time, 4 years
Stipend: 4500 PLN / month (net ~ 1050 EURO/ month)
Deadline for submitting documents: August 10th, 2020
Starting date: October 1st, 2020
Interested candidates should send one-page letter with personal statement describing scientific accomplishments and interests in our laboratory, CV including list of publications, contact information of at least one academic reference (preferably direct supervisor) by July 27th, 2020 to michal.szymanski@ug.edu.pl Selected candidates will be contacted via email regarding further selection procedures. The competition may be closed without selecting the candidate.
The application form also must include: "I hereby authorize you to process my personal data included in my job application for the needs of the recruitment process" (in accordance with the Act of 29 August 1997 on the protection of personal data, Dz. U.No 133, item. 883, as amended).
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2020, July 27 - 11:31am