Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Targeted Destruction of HSP90-Dependent Kinases Ref 3343
School/department: Genome Damage and Stability Centre / School of Life Sciences
Hours: Full time or part time considered
Contract: Fixed term initially for 3 years
Salary: Starting at £32,548 and rising to £38,833. Starting salary will be determined by the level of experience of the applicant.
Placed on: 08 June 2018
Closing date: 08 July 2018. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected start date: 01 October 2018 or as soon as possible after this date
The School of Life Sciences is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014.
A Wellcome Trust-funded Post-doctoral Research Fellow position is available from 1st October 2018 in the laboratory of Prof. Laurence Pearl FRS and Dr. Chris Prodromou, to study the recruitment, activation and targeted degradation of protein kinases that depend on the HSP90 molecular chaperone system.
The successful applicant will characterise the structure, function and specificity of a novel E3 ubiquitin ligase that mediates targeted destruction of HSP90-dependent protein kinases, using in vivo and in vitro biochemistry, and structural biology techniques including cryoEM.
Applicants must have a relevant PhD, experience of cell culture, protein biochemistry, recombinant expression and protein purification, and be able to work independently and collaboratively as required.
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