Postdoc Position in Biochemistry

Utrecht University

Postdoc position in Biochemistry (1.0 FTE)

Job description

The Cellular Protein Chemistry (CPC) section is seeking applications. Post-docs, PhD students, and Technicians in our laboratory work independently, but in teams on projects in the field of molecular cell biology and biochemistry. This project is in collaboration with international academic partners, a pharmaceutical company and a patient organization. You will work on folding and transport of (mutant) CFTR protein in mammalian cells and in cell-free assays. Using structure-inspired biochemical assays you will explore oligonucleotides and nanobodies as candidate therapeutics for cystic fibrosis.

Qualifications

  • a PhD degree in biochemistry, molecular cell biology or a related field;
  • a strong scientific drive and affinity with our research;
  • the ability to work independently and in a team;
  • a good command of the English language.

Offer

  • a position for three years;
  • a full-time gross salary ranging from €2,790 to €4,402 in scale 10;
  • benefits including 8% holiday bonus and 8.3% end-of-year bonus;
  • a pension scheme, partially paid parental leave, and flexible employment conditions based on the Collective Labour Agreement (CLA) Dutch Universities.

In addition to the employment conditions laid down in the CLA for Dutch Universities, Utrecht University has a number of its own arrangements. For example, there are agreements on professional development, leave arrangements, and sports. We also give you the opportunity to expand your terms of employment yourself via the Employment Conditions Selection Model. This is how we like to encourage you to continue to grow.

More information about working at the Faculty of Science can be found here.

About the organization

CPC is part of the Bijvoet Centre for Biomolecular Research, which is part of the Faculty of Science and the Science for Life programme of Utrecht University. On campus you will find a University Medical Centre and several companies and research institutes.

Additional information

If you have any questions, please contact Professor Ineke Braakman at i.braakman@uu.nl.

Do you have a question about the application procedure? Please send an email to science.recruitment@uu.nl.

Apply

If you are interested in this position, then simply respond via the “Apply now” button!
Please enclose:

  • your concise letter of motivation;
  • your curriculum vitae;
  • the names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least two references.

Selection of candidates and interviews will start three weeks after the publication of this advert.

We welcome employees with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. If this specific opportunity is not for you, but you know someone who may be interested, please forward this vacancy to them.

Please note: Due to the current situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the process of selection and interviews is subject to change. Initial interviews will most likely be conducted online.

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The application deadline is
30/06/2021