A postdoctoral position is available immediately in the research group of Assistant Prof. Charles Calmettes at the Centre Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie Research Center in Laval (Greater Montreal, Canada) to work on a joint research project with the group of Dr. Hilde de Reuse at the Institut Pasteur (Paris, France). For this position we are looking for a talented, highly skilled, and motivated postdoc with a proven track record in the areas of structural and functional analysis of membrane proteins. The successful candidate is expected to dissect the structure and function of bacterial metal transporters identified as potential new drug targets, using a combination of X-ray crystallography and biochemical techniques.
The applicant must have a PhD in a relevant field, such as membrane protein biochemistry or structural biology. Preference will be given to candidate with membrane protein expression and purification skills, and with a solid knowledge in protein characterization and biophysical methods. Experience in X-ray crystallography is preferred but not mandatory. The applicant will be an enthusiastic scientist who demonstrates excellence, creativity, commitment to research, and effective communication skills. The Centre Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie offers a French/English bilingual environment.
Charles Calmettes, PhD
Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie Research Centre
531, boulevard des Prairies
Laval, Québec G7V 1B7
How to apply
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates will be notified for interviews. Interested candidates can submit their application to Charles Calmettes by using the online form. The application must include:
- a motivation letter (maximum 1 page) describing their research interests
- a complete curriculum vitae
- the name of three contact information for further reference