Research Group is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to join our research team at the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) as a Research Fellow on Atomic Force Microscopy of Living Bacteria. The project is funded by the UK Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and aims to understand molecular-scale assembly, dynamics, growth, and division in the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria.
Designation: Research Fellow
Research Area: Biophysics and Microbial Biochemistry
Location: London, UK
Applicants should have a PhD in Engineering, the Physical Sciences, or a related discipline. The successful candidate should have a PhD in a relevant area of Life or Physical Sciences (or at least have submitted their thesis) with an outstanding track record of research and publications. Experience in advanced microscopy is essential, and specific experience in in-liquid atomic force microscopy and/or microbiology is beneficial.
- Contribute to the research project on molecular-scale assembly, dynamics, growth, and division in the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria
- Develop and implement advanced microscopy and biochemical nanolabeling techniques for imaging and analysis
- Collaborate with the biophysics research group at LCN and the microbial biochemistry lab at the University of Oxford
- Publish research findings in high-impact journals
- Mentor and supervise junior researchers as needed
How to Apply:
To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and a list of publications to Prof Bart Hoogenboom at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Date for Apply: 20 February 2023
Note: This is a fixed-term position with full-time working pattern, salary range of £38,308- £46,155 and hybrid (20% – 80% on site) working type. The LCN offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 41 days of holiday, a defined benefit pension scheme, and on-site amenities such as a nursery and gym.