PhD Position – Cryo-EM Method Development in der Städteregion Aachen
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH - Studentenjob
Start ab sofort - Online seit dem 26.10.2020
As a member of the Helmholtz Association, Forschungszentrum Jülich makes an effective contribution to solving major challenges facing society in the fields of information, energy,bioeconomy. It focuses on varied tasks in the area of research managementutilizes large, often unique, scientific infrastructure. Comework with around 6,400 colleagues across a range of topicsdisciplines at one of Europe’s largest research centres.
The Ernst Ruska Centre (ER-C) at the Forschungszentrum Jülich is one of the world-leading electron microscopy centres with a total of 13 electron microscopes including the PICO Titan with a point resolution of 0.5 Å. The cryo-EM facility will soon be extended with state-of-the-art cryo-microscopes Titan Krios G4, Talos Arctica, Talos 120Aquilos 2. The Structural Biology division of the ER-C investigates the structuralmolecular mechanism of autophagypushes the development of cryo-EM-related methodology. The Jülich Supercomputing Centre operates a series of supercomputers including CPUGPU architectures of highest performance. The Jülich campus hosts a vibrant biophysicsstructural biology community.
The Structural Biology department (ERC-3) is offering a
PhD Position – Cryo-EM Method Development
Usingdeveloping cryo-EM image processing methods to determine the 3D structures of biological macromolecules
Using novel imaging approachesapplying computational methods of pattern recognition, artificial intelligencedeep learning to improve 3D reconstructiondensity map interpretation methods
Master degree in bioinformatics, biophysicsrelated field
Familiarity with the Unix operating system is requiredprior knowledge in programming will be a plus
Excellent English communicationwriting skills
Structuredself-motivated way of working
Creativeinternational environment embedded in an interdisciplinary team with colleagues rangingelectron microscopists, computer scientists, biochemists as well as cellular biologists
The research will be mainly carried out at the Forschungszentrum Jülich, which is one of the largest research centers in Germany, with excellent scientific equipmentleading European computational resources, located on a green campus,near the cultural centers Köln, Düsseldorf,Aachen
Chance of participating in (international) conferencesproject meetings
Continuous scientific mentoring by your scientific advisor
Doctoral degree conferred by Heinrich Heine University
A 3-year PhD position that is available immediately
Further development of your personal strengths, e.g. via a comprehensive further training programme
Pay in line with 50% of pay group 13 of the Collective Agreement for the Public Service (TVöD-Bund); pay higher than the basic pay may be possible
Information on employment as a PhD student at Forschungszentrum Jülich can be found here: http://www.fz-juelich.de/gp/Careers_Docs.
Forschungszentrum Jülich promotes equal opportunitiesdiversity in its employment relations. We also welcome applicationsdisabled persons.
We look forward to receiving your application until 22.11.2020 via our Online Recruitment System!
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