In the RNA Systems Biology Lab Research Line (activities starting in 2020), we combine computational and experimental work to unravel protein interactions with coding and non-coding RNAs. As a large number of proteins have the ability to interact with RNA, we strive to understand what are their targets and contacting regions. To this aim, we develop algorithms for high-throughput predictions of protein-RNA interactions and test them.
We are looking for a talented experimental researcher that will work on projects aiming to understand ribonucleoprotein architectures involved in post-transcriptional mechanisms.
The discovery of RNA networks regulating proteins will provide a framework to understand molecular determinants of the switch between pluripotency and differentiation as well as human disorders including Parkinson’s disease, Fragile X–Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome and Neuronal Intranuclear Hyaline Inclusion Disease.
Additionally, the researcher will be key in several aspects, including:
Professional requirements necessary to apply for the position:
- a PhD in Chemistry or Molecular Biology;
- previous experience with protein-RNA experiments and RNA biology;
We value candidates with a proactive attitude and results-oriented mindset, good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary research team. An internationally competitive salary, dependent on experience, will be offered.
Please submit your applications, including a detailed CV, 3 representative publications and 2 pages of research statement in PDF form to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting “Researcher position in Ribonucleoprotein architectures involved in post-transcriptional mechanisms CB 77756”.
Candidates must also request 3 reference letters, to be sent directly in PDF form to email@example.com .
Deadline is December 15, 2019.
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