Group Leader – Cryo-Electron Microscopy

Employer
Location
Heidelberg (Germany)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Sep 21, 2016
Closes
Oct 10, 2016
Ref
HD_00916
Discipline
Clinical, Research
Result Type
Jobs
Position Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Group Leader – Cryo-Electron Microscopy Location: Heidelberg, Germany Staff Category: Staff Member Contract Duration: 5 years Grading: 9 Closing Date: 9 October 2016 Reference Number: HD_00916 Job Description

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) is one of the highest ranked scientific research organisations in the world. The Headquarters Laboratory is located in Heidelberg (Germany), with additional sites in Grenoble (France), Hamburg (Germany), Hinxton (UK) and Monterotondo (Italy).

The Structural and Computational Biology (SCB) Unit at EMBL Heidelberg seeks to recruit an outstanding group leader in cryo-electron microscopy (single-particle analysis and/or electron tomography) to address fundamental questions in molecular or cellular biology.

Imaging from molecules to organisms across different scales and resolution by correlating different technologies is a strong research focus of EMBL with single-particle cryo-electron microscopy, electron tomography and correlative light and electron microscopy playing central roles. The successful candidate is expected to develop an exciting biological or methodological research programme, complementing the existing activities, but also to synergize with and build on other structural biology, computational, chemical and systems biology approaches that are utilised by the SCB Unit. The successful candidate should therefore demonstrate a strong motivation to work in the collaborative and multidisciplinary environment at EMBL.

The SCB Unit EMBL offers access to an outstanding integrated structural biology environment that includes a particularly well equipped cryo-electron microscopy facility housing several high end transmission electron microscopes including by next year two Titan Krios, one Talos Arctica and one Polara microscopes with direct detectors, a full complement of electron microscopy preparation equipment including a focused-ion-beam milling and scanning electron microscope (FIB/SEM), and high performance computing clusters.

Further information about research in the SCB Unit and at EMBL can be found at the EMBL web page .

EMBL is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation with a very collegial and family friendly working environment. The remuneration package comprise a competitive salary, a comprehensive pension scheme, medical, educational and other social benefits, as well as financial support for relocation and installation, including your family, and the availability of an excellent child care facility on campus. EMBL is committed to achieving gender balance and strongly encourages applications from women. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Application Instructions

Please apply online through www.embl.org/jobs

In your application, please include a Cover Letter, CV and a concise description of research interests & future research plans.

Please also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be emailed to: references@embl.de at the latest by 6 October 2016.

Additional Information

For further information about the position please contact recruitment@embl.org .

Interviews are planned for November 14 - 16, 2016(however, dates can be flexible or subject to change depending on circumstances at the time).

Information on Group Leader appointments can be found under http://www.embl.org/gl_faq .

An initial contract of 5 yearswill be offered to the successful candidate. This is foreseen to be extended to a maximum of 9 years, subject to an external review.

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