Master/Diploma Thesis in Biochemistry / Biophysics

The Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is one of the largest universities in Germany with about 48,000 students and around 5,000 employees. Founded in 1914 by Frankfurt citizens and since 2008 back in the legal form of a foundation, the Goethe University has a high degree of autonomy, modernity and professional diversity. As a full-service university, the Goethe University Frankfurt offers more than 100 study programs on five campuses in a total of 16 faculties and at the same time has outstanding research strength.

Activities and responsibilities

The Institute for Biophysics in the Department of Physics at the Goethe-University Frankfurt announces one opening for a
Master Thesis 
 
in the Macromolecular Electron Spin Resonance (ESR) Spectroscopy group (https://www.in-situ-esr.de). The student will work on elucidating the mechanism for substrate translocation in an ATP-Binding Cassette (ABC) membrane transport protein complex using biochemical and biophysical techniques. 

Responsibilities: 

express, purify, and spin label different variants of the ABC transporter membrane protein complex

perform activity assays, biophysical characterization (for e.g. ITC measurements), pulsed ESR spectroscopy techniques, and data analysis

Qualification profile

We are looking for a highly motivated Master student of Biochemistry / Biophysics / Chemistry (or equivalent). The position is available for up to six months with the possibility of further extension into a PhD position. English is the working language of the group.

Send application to

Interessierte Bewerber können den Antrag senden an Benesh Joseph, Institut für Biophysik, Goethe-Universität, Raum _ _.412, Max von Laue-. Str. 1, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, E-Mail: joseph@biophysik.uni-frankfurt.de, Tel: +49 69 798 46430.

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: jv-MT-03

About Goethe University, Frankfurt

The Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is one of the largest universities in Germany with about 48,000 students and around 5,000 employees. Founded in 1914 by Frankfurt citizens and since 2008 back in the legal form of a foundation, the Goethe University has a high degree of autonomy, modernity and professional diversity. As a full-service university, the Goethe University...

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