Postdoc position in single molecule Biophysics and single cell biophysics, The Department of Chemistry & Nanoscience Center

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  • Posted 1 week ago

University of Copenhagen

Division of Chemistry, College of Science at College of Copenhagen is providing one 2-year postdoctoral place with risk to increase. The anticipated beginning date is 15 November 2023 or as quickly as potential thereafter.

Additional data on the Division is linked at:

Inquiries concerning the place will be made to Professor Nikos S Hatzakis, [email protected]

The College needs our employees to mirror the variety of society and thus welcomes purposes from all certified candidates no matter private background.

Description of the scientific surroundings
The place is within the group of. Prof Nikos S Hatzakis. The group combines on single protein biophysics, single cell biophysics and quantitative picture evaluation utilizing machine studying to grasp and management the function of protein dynamics on biomolecule recognition and mobile response regulation.

Brief Undertaking description
The postdoc shall be engaged on establishing fluorescent microscopy assays usually on the single molecule degree to check the interplay of proteins with mannequin membrane techniques, ligands and glycans, in addition to understanding on the mobile ranges the mechanism underlying supply of pharmaceutics. The postdoc shall be utilizing single particle fluorescent microscopy strategies (TIRF and confocal in addition to lattice gentle sheet microscopy) and quantitative picture evaluation. The postdoc shall be interacting tightly both with machine studying evaluation of my group and collaborating teams, single cell biophysics and with artificial glycochemistry teams. The publish may embrace efficiency of different duties.

Formal necessities
As a way to be thought of, candidates will need to have:

  • A PhD diploma in both in Biophysics, or Physics, or Nanoscience, or comparable subject
  • A documented expertise in:
    • fluorescence microscopy (e.g., TIRF, confocal)
    • imaging mannequin membranes or reside cell dealing with and imaging with fluorescence microscopy
    • protein purposeful or/and structural characterization ideally at single molecule degree
    • interaction of biologicals with membrane and supply in cells
    • statistical evaluation and computational picture evaluation
    • writing and understanding scientific software program together with Matlab and Python for quantitative picture evaluation, and treating massive datasets and expertise with code sharing utilizing git/github
  • Glorious and documented English communication expertise.
  • The perfect candidate ought to be motivated, have a powerful publication file, be capable of work independently inside a global cross-disciplinary group and to oversee college students.

Abilities of further curiosity embrace:

  • Experience in single molecule microscopy
  • Earlier expertise in carbohydrate degrading proteins and sugars
  • Expertise with dealing with mannequin membrane techniques (nanodisc or liposomes)
  • Experience in biochemistry and protein characterization
  • Earlier expertise in single molecule fluorescence microscopy constructing.
  • Documented experience of working in a global multicultural surroundings

Place and Phrases of Employment
The employment is within the group of Affiliate Prof. Nikos Hatzakis, Division of Chemistry and the Nano-Science Middle, College of Copenhagen.


The place is roofed by the Memorandum on Job Construction for Educational Workers.

Phrases of appointment and fee accord to the settlement between the Ministry of Taxation and The Danish Confederation of Skilled Associations on Teachers within the State.

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The appliance, in English, should be submitted electronically by clicking “APPLY NOW” under.

The appliance should embrace:

  • Motivation/Cowl letter (max 0.5 pages,)
  • Brief (2 pgs. max) Curriculum vitae together with, work/analysis expertise, language expertise and different expertise related for the place
  • An authorized/signed copy of a PhD certificates. If the PhD shouldn’t be accomplished, a written assertion from the supervisor will do.
  • Listing of publications and patents
  • 1-2 reference letters (if out there)
  • The deadline for purposes is 21 September 2023, 23:59 GMT+2.

    We reserve the appropriate to not contemplate supplies acquired after the deadline, and to not contemplate purposes that don’t reside as much as the above-mentioned necessities.

    After the expiry of the deadline for purposes, the licensed recruitment supervisor selects candidates for evaluation on the recommendation of the Appointment Committee.

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