[3dem] Post-doc in EM of muscle structure in Leeds, UK
j.trinick at leeds.ac.uk
Fri Apr 1 08:10:36 PDT 2011
A postdoctoral position is available in the Astbury Centre for
Structural Molecular Biology at Leeds University, UK. The person will
study the muscle Z-disc using tomography and single particle methods
and is part of a European Union Z-disc consortium with eight other
groups across Europe (see http://www.fp7-muzic.eu/index.php?id=193).
The post is for an EU Established Researcher and is available for two
years in the first instance. Previous experience in electron
microscopy and image processing will be an advantage.
The salary is generous, ~50k Euros ($70k) plus other benefits.
However, please note that EU rules regarding experience for
Established Researches are quite restrictive. On appointment EU have
to have a minimum of 4 years research experience but less than 5
years experience (from first degree).
EM facilities in Leeds include two Tecnai cryo-microscopes: a 200kV
F20 with energy filter and a 120kV T12, plus three other TEMs
The Faculty of Biological Sciences at Leeds is a large and diverse
research environment with 160 academic staff. The Astbury Centre is a
multi-disciplinary grouping that includes physical and life sciences
and most biophysical methods. The countryside around Leeds is
Recent publications from my group are at
Send a CV and names of referees to j.trinick at leeds.ac.uk
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