Postdoc position to investigate composition and function of human hnRNP complexes
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Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Starting date: Upon mutual agreement, as soon as possible.
The position is fully funded for 2 years.

The Mühlemann laboratory at the University of Bern, Switzerland, which is associated with the Swiss national research center for RNA & Disease, has an opening for a postdoctoral fellow. The position is fully funded for 2 years by a collaborative research grant from the NOMIS Foundation shared with the Blencowe, Allain, Zenklusen, and Novacek labs.

Tasks
  • purifying protein complexes from cells
  • engineering cell lines by genome editing
  • conducting proteomics and transcriptomics analyses
  • participating in the collaborative quest of elucidating the structure and functions of a recently re-discovered hnRNP complex termed the ribonucleosome in human cells (see: Domanski et al., NAR 2022)
Requirements
  • Candidates must have a PhD in molecular biology or biochemistry and a sound practical and theoretical background in RNA biology.
  • You are an experienced, highly skilled biochemist
  • You are an ambitious, intrinsically motivated researcher used to working and thinking independently
  • You have strong social skills, like to work in a team and support junior scientists
We offer
We offer a scientifically stimulating, international, team-oriented working environment, access to state of the art technology and lots of exciting research.
Additional information can be obtained from Oliver Mühlemann:
E-Mail: oliver.muehlemann@unibe.ch
Applications should be submitted electronically as a single PDF, consisting of a motivation letter, your CV and publication list, and the coordinates of three academic references, to oliver.muehlemann@unibe.ch until August 30, 2024.


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