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PhD position in Molecular Biology - Structural biology of proteins involved in circadian rhythms & DNA replication

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In the field of  “Structural biology of proteins involved in circadian rhythms & DNA replication” the research group of Prof. Eva Wolf offers one PhD project.

We want to further characterise the structure and function of central clock components and of the mammalian Timeless protein. The prospective PhD student will apply a wide range of techniques including recombinant protein expression, protein purification, crystallisation and X-ray crystallography, as well as biochemical and biophysical techniques to study protein structures, interactions and activities. Candidates with keen interest in structural biology, protein biochemistry and protein structure-function relationships, as well as significant previous exposure to these research areas during their master education are encouraged to apply.

We offer
•    The possibility to work on a cutting-edge project using state-of-the-art technology in a highly motivated research team
•    A stimulating, diverse and international research environment
•    Advanced training opportunities
•    A competitive stipend

Required qualifications
•    Master or Diploma
•    Motivation to solve complex biological problems
•    Excellent communication skills

Starting date: October 2015 or later
Duration of stipend: 3 years, with the possibility of extension
Deadline for registration (exclusively online via web form):  20 June 2015

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PhD Project
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Germany (Rheinland-Pfalz)
Working place
55128 Mainz
Area of expertise
Biology & Life Sciences