Researcher – Laboratory Head


The MOSTMICRO Research Unit of ITQBNOVA, in Portugal, invites applications for up to four Researcher positions in two areas: * Molecular and Structural Biology and Molecular and Cellular Microbiology.*

We seek candidates with an excellent track record in modern areas of Microbiology and Structural Biology to join our multidisciplinary research team.

Candidates should propose innovative research plans, integrated in the existing research programs, to establish an active research lab in, but not restricted to, the following areas:
· Host-pathogen interactions and Infection Biology
· Control Mechanisms in Microbes
· Synthetic Biology
· Advanced Spectroscopic Techniques
· Enzymology
· Supramolecular Structural Biology
· BioNMR
· Biocrystallography
· Computational Structural Biology
· Bacterial Molecular and Cellular Biophysics

Candidates are also expected to contribute to the ongoing Master and PhD Programs at ITQBNOVA.

MOSTMICRO will support successful applicants with a start-up package, individual lab space, modern facilities, technical and administrative support, and a competitive salary (with social benefits). This is an annual contract, equivalent to the Assistant Professor level and renewable for up to five years.

ITQBNOVA ( is an academic research institute from the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa devoted to research and advanced education (at the master, doctoral, and postdoctoral level) in Chemistry and Biology. ITQB NOVA is located in the Oeiras Campus, just outside Lisbon, a highly internationalized community of scientists form different research Institutes.

Applications should be submitted electronically at till 31st January 2016 17h00 GMT.

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