*Freezing Dynamic Structures of Macromolecules in Time*

Postdoctoral Fellow

Location: Centre for Structural Systems Biology (CSSB), Notkestr.85,Hamburg, Germany

Website: https://www.cssb-hamburg.de/facilities/cryo_em/index_eng.html

We have an exciting opening for a postdoctoral researcher to drive aproject at the interphase between the CryoEM facility and the groups of Sasa Bajt, HenryChapman, Kay Grünewald, Jochen Küpper, Thomas Marlovits, and Alke Meentson the DESY / Hamburg-Bahrenfeld Campus. The project is funded by theCluster of Excellence: 'Advanced Imaging of Matter'https://www.cui-advanced.uni-hamburg.de/

This project targets the development of a novel approach to time-resolved cryo-EM imaging by combining XFEL based sample delivery technologies with vitrification - with the aim to expand the field for new studies at sub-millisecond time-scales thus providing more information about biomolecular dynamics and functions.

This position comes with a two-year contract with a competitive salary, and the opportunity to live and work in the free and hanseatic city of Hamburg. The position is based at the Centre for Structural

Systems Biology and associated with the Multi-User CryoEM Facility on the vibrant DESY campus (Notkestr.85, 22761 Hamburg, Germany).

The successful candidate will become a fellow of the Cluster ‘Advanced Imaging of Matter’ (CUI) and will receive additional training,infrastructure access and mentorship support as required.

Application deadline: 31 October 2021. The position is immediatelyavailable. To apply, please send your application title ‘’ApplicationJet freezing'' via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

A cover letter, a curriculumvitae and contact details of two references, copies of degree certificates.

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