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Postdoctoral researcher position in Integrated Structural Biology of Chromatin-Associated Complexes - Sweden  

Sci Life Lab (company)


Posted on : 13 May 2017

Project Description

The research group
  • Our lab is an international and ambitious research team that provides a stimulating and friendly environment for highly motivated scientists with a genuine interest in tackling important biological questions. 
  • We have recently been awarded an ERC starting grant to investigate the molecular mechanisms of chromatin-associated protein machines using a highly multidisciplinary approach that combines structural, biochemical, and single-molecule methodologies.


  • We are seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher to investigate the mechanisms and regulation of chromatin-associated complexes using an integrated structural biology approach that combines crystallography, cryo-EM, and cross linking-mass spectrometry. 
  • The researcher will benefit from access to state-of-the-art facilities, infrastructure, resources and support for all these technologies, as well as collaborators who are international leaders in their fields.


Your skills
  • Applicants should possess a PhD in the life sciences, biophysics, or a related relevant discipline.
  •  A background in X-ray crystallography or cryo-electron microscopy, documented by at least one peer-reviewed first-author publication is strictly required. 
  • Good English language skills are essential.
  •  The ability to work in a team, good organizational skills as well as initiative, flexibility, creativity, and good learning ability are required.


Practical information about the position
  • Start date: As soon as possible or per agreement
  • The position is for 2 years initially but offers a longer-term perspective.