Research Assistant/Associate in Structural Microbiology

Newcastle, United Kingdom Job closes: 02-Jan-2017 1:00 CET

A position is available immediately for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Research Assistant/Associate in the laboratories of Prof Bert van den Berg and Dr David Bolam within the Institute for Cell & Molecular Biosciences at Newcastle University.

The post will be for 3 years and is funded by the BBSRC.

The project involves the structural and functional analysis of bacterial outer membrane protein complexes involved in nutrient uptake by key members of the human gut microbiota. Excellent preliminary (structural) data are available. Candidates with a strong background in protein biochemistry and structural biology, or experience in molecular biology and microbiology, are encouraged to apply. You must be in possession of a PhD (or imminent submission of thesis) and have at least one first author publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Prof van den Berg ( or Dr Bolam (

Applications for this position must be made via (reference A53255R).

Newcastle, United Kingdom

Research Assistant/Associate in Structural Microbiology