Post-doctoral position (f/m/d) Faculty of Biology, Group for Computational Biochemistry
University of Duisburg-Essen
We are a young, innovative university in the middle of the Ruhr Metropolis. We are strong in research and teaching, we think in terms of
possibilities instead of limits and develop ideas with afuture. We live diversity, promote potential and are committed to educational justice
that earned this name.
The University of Duisburg-Essen (Campus Essen), Faculty of Biology, Group for Computational Biochemistry offers a
Post-doctoral position (f/m/d)
The scientist will work on the computational design of chemical tools and inhibitors for the study of proteins and protein-protein interactions involved in cell state transitions
(CRC 1430 “Molecular Mechanisms of Cell State Transitions”).
Ph.D. degree in an area relevant to the project, such as computational and theoretical (bio) chemistry/biology
Expertise (evidenced by publications in acknowledged peer-reviewed journals) in docking calculations, molecular dynamics simulations, advanced sampling techniques and free energy calculations is essential
Knowledge of hybrid approaches (QM/MM, MM/CG) and/or machine learning techniques is desirable
The candidate should be able to learn fast, be fluent in English (written and spoken), cooperate with others and reliably perform the research in a careful manner
In addition to scientific excellence, strong work ethics and commitment are essential
Active participation in the development and the advancement of interesting research areas
Pleasant and open-minded working atmosphere
Training and further education offers
Discounted company ticket for public transport
Sports and health offers (university sports)
Vacancy should be filled by:
2 years, extension possible
100% 30 November 2021
The University Duisburg-Essen aims at promoting the diversity of its members (http://www.uni-due.de/diversity).
The University Duisburg-Essen has been awarded for its effort to promote gender equality with the "Total-E-Quality-Award". It aims at increasing the share of women in the scientific
personnel and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. Women will be preferentially considered when equally qualified according to the state equality law. Applications from
disabled or equivalents according to § 2 Abs. 3 SGB IX are encouraged.
Your application should include a motivation letter, a CV with list of publications, a statement of purpose, copy of the Ph.D. certificate and grades as well as the contact details of three academic references.