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[NMR] 2nd PhD Position in Dissolution DNP at the University of Vienna #DNPNMR

Dear colleagues,

a 2nd 4-year Ph.D. position at the institute of biological chemistry at the University of Vienna is available in the field of dissolution DNP with a special focus on biomineralization.

A project starts the 01.10.20 and a description can be found below. I would like to invite interested students to send an application including a letter of motivation (German or English) directly to:

dennis.kurzbach@univie.ac.at.

With kind regards,

Dennis Kurzbach

Project Description:

The DNP group of the University Vienna (www.Vienna-DNP.at) is looking for a motivated student to carry out a PhD thesis project centered around novel (hyperpolarization) tools based on NMR spectroscopy for the characterization of biomineralization processes.

Our lab is working on combining dissolution dynamic nuclear polarization

(DDNP) [1], a technique to improve signal intensities in NMR spectra, with time-resolved detection of biomolecular NMR spectra on milliseconds to minutes time-scales. Our lab is equipped with 8 state-of-the-art NMR devices and integrated into a fully equipped biochemistry facility.

The project is centered around the understanding of biomineralization processes, i.e. the ability of living organisms to produce solid phases. It aims at the development of time-resolved models that describe the peptides’ mineralization events at an atomistic level of resolution to obtain a better understanding of the biological function of the underlying molecular interactions. In other words, an idea shell be developed of how biominerals form with time and of how individual atoms act at different points in time.

The interdisciplinary PhD project combines biochemical and biophysical research of medicinal and societal relevance with cutting-edge instrumentational and methodological developments of the NMR technology.

The successful candidate holds a relevant degree in physics, chemistry, biochemistry or a similar field. She/he will work on the development of NMR techniques in combination with dissolution DNP to characterize the interaction of designer peptides with silicates. These experiments allow determining the state of a protein in less than 1 s, which will eventually allow one to develop a model of the mineral formation to guide future developments in materials design and fundamental biophysics.

The University of Vienna aims at increasing the employment of women in both managing and academic positions and therefore invites applications from qualified female candidates.

The University of Vienna offers

• a dynamic research location with well-established research funding provisions • attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life • comprehensive advice and support in relation to finding accommodation, change of schools and dual career • a wide range of support services offered by central service institutions Funding Notes

References

[1] Emmanuelle Weber, Thomas Kress, Daniel Abergel, Steffi Sewsurn, Thierry Azais, Dennis Kurzbach: Assessing the onset of calcium phosphate nucleation by hyperpolarized real-time NMR. Anal. Chem. 2020, 92, 11, 7666–7673.

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Assoc.-Prof. Dr. Dennis Kurzbach

University of Vienna

Faculty of Chemistry

Institute of Biological Chemistry

Währinger Str. 38

1070 Vienna

Austria

www.Vienna-DNP.at

[NMR] PhD thesis proposal (Paris Montpellier, France) – October 2020 #DNPNMR

Dear colleagues,

We are looking for a phD student :

Title: The Observation of low Gyromagnetic ratio nuclei in biomaterial Environments Through Hyperpolarization Enhanced magnetic Resonance

Financing: Agence Nationale de la Recherche

Starting Date: between october and december 2020

Objectives : The proposed Ph.D. thesis aims at optimizing 43Ca DNP NMR for the analysis of Ca environments in synthetic biomaterials, and then extending this new technique to the in-depth study of bones of normal and genetically engineered mice, in view of expanding our understanding of human bone pathologies.
Moreover, the investigation of other poorly-sensitive cations of biological relevance (Mg2+, K+) using these new DNP methods will be looked into, to gain additional information on the structure of biomaterials.

A first part of the work will be dedicated to the synthesis of a variety of model calcium-phosphate samples, starting from purely hydroxyapatite phases (the main inorganic component of bones and teeth) and then switching to surface-grafted compounds and more biologically-relevant and biomimetic hybrids. Each of these compounds will be elaborated by using or adapting previously-published protocols and fully characterized by standard analytical techniques, including “conventional” multinuclear solid state NMR, before moving to DNP analysis. Moreover, for each phase, computational models will be developed, involving first principles calculations of NMR parameters, to ensure a proper interpretation of the DNP spectra.

A second part will be focused on the study of local cation environments in pathological mice bones using DNP NMR experiments. This final objective is to highlight the variability of the calcium environments at the collagen/mineral interface when comparing healthy and impaired tissues, and to establish the link between NMR descriptions at the molecular level and the changes in functional properties in bones of the pathological mice, or, in other words, at determining which are the molecular-level changes that could impact bone density and resistance to fracture.

Environment: This thesis will take place at the Laboratoire de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Paris in Sorbonne Université (https://lcmcp.upmc.fr/site/smiles/) and the Institut Charles Gerhardt in Montpellier (https://www.icgm.fr/imno). Part of the work will also be performed in strong collaboration with CEA Grenoble for DNP experiments, and the Centre de Physiopathologie Toulouse Purpan for studies on pathological mice bones.

Application: Interested candidates should email their CV an application and recommandation letters to:
Pr Christel GERVAIS (LCMCP, christel.gervais_stary@sorbonne-universite.fr)
Pr Christian BONHOMME (LCMCP, christian.bonhomme@sorbonne-universite.fr)
Dr Danielle Laurencin (ICGM, danielle.laurencin@umontpellier.fr)
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[NMR] PhD thesis proposal (Marseille, France) – October 2020 #DNPNMR

PhD thesis proposal

Title: Enhancing NMR sensitivity with diamond nitrogen-vacancy centres

Financing: Agence Nationale de la Recherche – Net Remuneration: ~1420 € / month

Starting Date: October 2020

Topic Description: Dynamic nuclear polarization is a powerful method that improves NMR sensitivity by transferring spin polarization from electrons to nuclei, but it is limited because it requires cryogenic temperatures and paramagnetic doping that alter resolution and sensitivity. A more advantageous approach would be to polarize a material directly from a substrate that is itself highly polarizable. In this context, synthetic diamonds containing NV (nitrogen-vacancy) centers appear to be ideal candidates as they allow this operation to be performed under laser illumination at room temperature. These spin polarizations could then be transferred from the diamond to another material, thus offering a general method for increasing NMR sensitivity. This thesis aims to overcome this challenge by combining new instrumentation and optimized diamond synthesis to maximize the spin polarization inside the diamond and to study its transfer from the diamond to an external material.

Environment: At the interface of the physico-chemistry of (nano)materials and spectroscopy, this thesis will take place on the St Jérôme campus in Marseille (France) within the Institut de Chimie Radicalaire (UMR 7273) in close collaboration with the Institut de Recherche de Chimie Paris (UMR 8247), the Laboratoire des Sciences des Procédés et des Matériaux (UPR 3407), and the Laboratoire Charles Coulomb (UMR 5221).

Application: To apply, please send a CV and a cover letter to Pr. Stéphane Viel (s.viel@univ-amu.fr). Please also provide a copy of the results obtained during the Master’s course as well as 2 letters of recommendation.

Pr. Stéphane Viel – UFR Sciences, Départ. de Chimie, Institut de Chimie Radicalaire (UMR 7273)

– Directeur, Fédération de Recherche Sciences Chimiques Marseille (FR 1739)

– Membre Junior, Institut Universitaire de France

Adresse : Aix-Marseille Université, Campus St Jérôme (case 512), Av. Escadrille Normandie Niemen, 13397 Marseille cedex 20

Tél. : +33 (0)4 91 28 8902 – Mobile : +33 (0)6 68 27 2901 – E-mail : s.viel@univ-amu.fr – Site : http://icr-amu.cnrs.fr/spip.php?article123

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[NMR] PhD Position in Dissolution DNP at the University of Vienna #DNPNMR

Dear colleagues,

a 4-year Ph.D. position at the institute of biological chemistry at the University of Vienna is available in the field of dissolution DNP with a special focus on biomineralization.

A project description can be found below. I would like to invite interested students to send an application including a letter of motivation (German or English) directly to:

dennis.kurzbach@univie.ac.at.

With kind regards,

Dennis Kurzbach

Project Description:

The DNP group of the University Vienna (www.Vienna-DNP.at) is looking for a motivated student to carry out a PhD thesis project centered around novel (hyperpolarization) tools based on NMR spectroscopy for the characterization of biomineralization processes.

Our lab is working on combining dissolution dynamic nuclear polarization (DDNP) [1], a technique to improve signal intensities in NMR spectra, with time-resolved detection of biomolecular NMR spectra on milliseconds to minutes time-scales. Our lab is equipped with 8 state-of-the-art NMR devices and integrated into a fully equipped biochemistry facility.

The project is centered around the understanding of biomineralization processes, i.e. the ability of living organisms to produce solid phases, and aims at the development of time-resolved models that describe the mineralization events at an atomistic level of resolution to obtain a better understanding of the biological function of the underlying molecular interactions. In other words, an idea shell be developed of how biominerals form with time and of how individual atoms act at different points in time.

The interdisciplinary PhD project combines biochemical and biophysical research of medicinal and societal relevance with cutting-edge instrumentational and methodological developments of the NMR technology.

The successful candidate holds a relevant degree in physics, chemistry, biochemistry or a similar field. She/he will work on the development of NMR techniques such as ultrafast measurements in combination with signal-improved NMR to characterize the interaction of designer peptides with calcium phosphates and silicates. These experiments allow determining the state of a protein in less than 1 s, which will eventually allow one to develop a model of the mineral formation to guide future developments in materials design and fundamental biophysics.

The University of Vienna aims at increasing the employment of women in both managing and academic positions and therefore invites applications from qualified female candidates.

The University of Vienna offers

  • a dynamic research location with well-established research funding provisions
  • attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life
  • comprehensive advice and support in relation to finding accommodation, change of schools and dual career
  • wide range of support services offered by central service
  • institutions Funding Notes

References

[1] Dennis Kurzbach, Sami Jannin: Dissolution Dynamic Nuclear

Polarization Methodology and Instrumentation, eMagRes, 2018, 7, DOI:

10.1002/9780470034590.emrstm1563.

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Ass.-Prof. Dr. Dennis Kurzbach

University of Vienna

Faculty of Chemistry

Institute of Biological Chemistry

Währinger Str. 38

1070 Vienna

Austria

www.Vienna-DNP.at

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Proton-detection in solid-state NMR to study Frustrated Lewis-Pairs #DNPNMR

The recently established research group of Dr. Thomas Wiegand is embedded in the Magnetic Resonance Research Center led by Prof. Arno Kentgens at the Institute of Molecules and Materials at Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands). A central line of research in the Wiegand lab is to detect noncovalent interactions by solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy in molecular recognition processes from both fields, materials sciences and biology. The group is focusing on unravelling catalytic reactions (e.g. hydrogenation reactions), self-assembly phenomena in the context of phase separation and protein-nucleic acid interactions. The lab is equipped with NMR spectrometers up to 850 MHz with access to the 1.2 GHz magnet installed soon in Utrecht.

The project will focus on the development and application of fast Magic-Angle Spinning experiments at > 110 kHz to detect protons which serve as highly sensitive reporters for noncovalent interactions. The student will develop an understanding of the physical origin of the residual proton linewidths at fast MAS in powdered materials as well as establish solid-state NMR approaches allowing the quantification of the strength of noncovalent interactions, e.g. hydrogen bonds. In that vein, catalytic reactions involving Frustrated Lewis-Pairs (FLPs), particularly hydrogenation reactions, will be investigated. The group has a profound knowledge in studying FLPs (typically main-group based molecules undergoing a wide variety of small molecule activation) by solid-state NMR. A further focus of the project will lie on performing Para Hydrogen Induced Polarization (PHIP) experiments to access kinetic information about such FLP-based hydrogenation reactions. The final goal is to design novel FLP-based heterogeneous catalysts and study their reactions by solid-state NMR approaches, especially also employing Dynamic Nuclear Polarization (DNP) to enhance the signal-to-noise ratios in such experiments.

The successful candidate should have a strong interest in spectroscopic techniques and in their applications to materials sciences. Basic experience in NMR is beneficial. Interest in practical work in the chemistry laboratory is expected, since the student will prepare the samples in collaboration with our partners.

Prerequisites are a Master in Chemistry, Physics, Interdisciplinary Sciences, or related areas. Applications with motivation letter, CV, university transcripts with exam grades and contact details for two academic references should be sent by email directly to Dr. Thomas Wiegand (t.wiegand@science.ru.nl). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The position is available from May 2020 (negotiable).

More information about the ongoing projects in the solid-state NMR lab and the hardware available can be found at https://www.ru.nl/science/magneticresonance/. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Wiegand by email.

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[NMR] PhD position with NV centres in diamond at the Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin

Dear colleagues and friends,

we are searching for a highly motivated PhD candidate within the DFG funded project “Quantum many body interactions in a two dimensional solid state system”. The goal is to create and use single spins in diamond (nitrogen vacancy centres, shortly NV) to control nanoscale two dimensional (2D) arrays of nuclear spins, with the final goal being the realisation of a solid state quantum simulator.

The description of the position and a link for application can be found here:

https://recruitingapp-5181.de.umantis.com/Vacancies/1131/Description/2?lang=eng

For further information feel free to contact me.

I would be very grateful if you could distribute this email to any suitable candidates of whom you are aware.

Thank you very much!

Best wishes,

Boris Naydenov

Dr. Boris Naydenov

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB)

Institute for Nanospectroscopy

Kekuléstraße. 5

D-12489 Berlin

Germany

Telefon:

+49 30 8062 – 41373

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Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH

Mitglied der Hermann von Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren e.V.

Aufsichtsrat: Vorsitzender Dr. Volkmar Dietz, stv. Vorsitzende Dr. Jutta Koch-Unterseher

Geschäftsführung: Prof. Dr. Bernd Rech (Sprecher), Prof. Dr. Jan Lüning, Thomas Frederking

Sitz Berlin, AG Charlottenburg, 89 HRB 5583

Postadresse:

Hahn-Meitner-Platz 1

D-14109 Berlin

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[NMR] PhD position in magnetic resonance at the University of Freiburg #EPR

Dear colleagues,

I would be grateful if you could forward the following announcement for a PhD position at the University of Freiburg to any students in your institution potentially interested in pursuing a doctorate in magnetic resonance and optical spectroscopy.

PhD position in magnetic resonance and optical spectroscopy

Applications are invited for a doctoral position to work in the group of Dr. S. Richert within the Institute of Physical Chemistry at the University of Freiburg. The position is initially limited to three years and funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

The project

The project aims at investigating the factors influencing spin-information transfer in organic multi-spin systems by combining modern optical spectroscopy, pulse electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR), and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). The long-term goal is to provide design principles for materials to be used for molecular spintronics applications. All of these future applications require the search for new materials, new devices, and design rules, to enable a fundamental understanding of the underlying physical processes and to reveal the importance of specific molecular properties for an efficient generation, transfer and storage of spin information.

What we offer

The successful candidate will work at the University of Freiburg, one of the leading research and teaching institutions in Germany. S/he will work as part of a small team, in direct contact with the members of other research groups at the Institute of Physical Chemistry. Through the work on the project, the candidate will be made familiar with (i) state-of-the-art pulse EPR methods, (ii) photo-induced NMR and (iii) modern optical spectroscopic techniques from the femtosecond to the microsecond time scale and learn about their applicability to current research challenges in the field of molecular spintronics.

Depending on the strengths and interests of the successful applicant, the focus of the individually designed subproject may either lie on the theoretical (programming, data analysis and simulations, method development) or practical (spectroscopic measurements, synthesis) aspects of the project.

The candidate

Highly motivated candidates with a master’s degree in either chemistry or physics are strongly encouraged to apply. Successful applicants should have a solid background in physical chemistry (spectroscopy), good presentation and writing skills in English and/or German and must be able to work independently as part of a team in an interdisciplinary environment. Previous experience with programming (MATLAB, Python), advanced optical spectroscopy, or magnetic resonance spectroscopy, is advantageous, but not required.

The application

Applications (in English or German) including a letter of motivation, curriculum vitæ, degree certificates and grades, and full contact details of at least two referees, should be sent in a single PDF document (no more than 10 MB) via email to sabine.richert@pc.unifreiburg.de. Although the starting date is flexible, interested candidates should get in touch as soon as possible. For further information please also see: http://www.richert.uni-freiburg.de.

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[NMR] PhD position: Hyperpolarized and 1H Fast MAS NMR Spectroscopy – RU Nijmegen #NMR #DNPNMR

APPLICATION DEADLINE = DECEMBER 31st, 2019

PhD Candidate for Hyperpolarized and 1H Fast MAS NMR Spectroscopy

32 – 40 hours per week

Maximum gross monthly salary: € 2,972

Faculty of Science

Job level: Research University Degree

Duration of the contract: 4 years

Application deadline: 31 DECEMBER 2019

We are looking for

As a PhD Candidate you will work on the project for Hyperpolarized and 1H Fast MAS NMR Spectroscopy. The main goal of the project is the development of hyperpolarized and 1H ultrafast MAS NMR spectroscopy for the study of performance polymers, in particular focusing on their surface functionalization. We will capitalize on two important methodological developments that can remedy shortcomings of NMR for studying complex polymer systems. We will develop Ultrafast(>100 kHz) magic angle spinning (MAS) NMR combined with sophisticated rf pulse schemes for high resolution NMR of protons in the solid-state. Furthermore, we aim to optimize and extend Dynamic Nuclear Polarization (DNP) methodology for the study of low gamma nuclei in polymeric systems and finishes.

We ask:

  • You have a MSc in Chemistry or Physics or a related discipline.
  • You are an enthusiastic candidate with a solid background in NMR spectroscopy and an affinity for out of the box methodology development focusing on potential applications in polymer science.

We are

The research will be part of the research program of the Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM). The IMMs goal is to provide world-leading research and training in the area of functional molecules and materials. For further information on the IMM see: www.ru.nl/imm. The Magnetic Resonance Research Center of IMM offers a dynamic international research environment. The group specializes in the development and application of NMR methodology necessary in materials science and hosts the solid-state NMR facility for advanced materials science. It has a range of state of the art spectrometers at its disposal, including 300, 400, 600 MHz and 850 MHz solid state NMR spectrometers, equipped with various fast (1.6 mm, 1.2mm, 0.7mm >100 kHz) MAS probes, an ideal combination for high resolution proton NMR of polymeric systems. We are also well-equipped for DNP experiments, at present a Gyrotron mm-wave source operating at 395 GHz is available, coupled to the 600 MHz NMR spectrometer and a 263 GHz klystron (EIO) coupled to a 400 MHz NMR spectrometer. These setups will be developed further in this project, particularly in terms of probe technology and NMR approach. Dedicated technicians provide the necessary technical support and drive the in-house development of probe technology which has enabled the Solid State NMR group such as micro MAS probes for nanoliter sample volumes and thin films. The group is well embedded in the Dutch NMR landscape and will have access to the uNMR-NL 1.2 GHz spectrometer. The advertised position has been made possible by the Dutch Polymer Institute. DPI is an industry-driven international collaboration platform for pre-competitive research in the field of polymers (see www.polymers.nl).

Radboud University has seven faculties, which together cover the full range of academic disciplines. Its teaching and research staff hail from more than fifty countries. With several brand new buildings and state-of-the-art facilities, the leafy modern campus in Nijmegen provides an open and welcoming environment with a personal touch, encouraging the sharing of knowledge among academics, across disciplines, and within and between research institutes. Radboud University firmly believes that a broad perspective is essential for generating new insights and solutions in both science and society.

We offer:

  • Employment: 32 – 40 hours per week.
  • A maximum gross monthly salary of € 2,972 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale P).
  • The exact salary depends on the candidate’s qualifications and amount of relevant professional experience. the starting salary is €2,325 per month on a full-time basis, ththe salary will increase to €2,972 per month in the fourth year (P scale)
  • In addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus.
  • Duration of the contract: your performance will be evaluated after 18 months. If the evaluation is positive, the contract will be extended.
  • For employment conditions, see: https://www.ru.nl/english/working-at/why-work-at-radboud-university-0/terms-employment/

Would you like more information?For more information about this vacancy, please contact:

Prof.dr. A.P.M. Kentgens,

Tel.: +31 24 3652078

Email: a.kentgens@science.ru.nl

Apply directly

Please address your application to Prof.dr. A.P.M. Kentgens and submit it, using the application button in the web advertisement (https://www.ru.nl/werken/vacature/details-vacature/?recid=1060337&doel=embed&taal=nl), no later than 29 September 2019, 23:59 Amsterdam Time Zone.

Your application should include the following attachments:

  • Letter of motivation
  • CV

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[NMR] PhD Positions at the University of Florida #NMR

PhD positions in both physical chemistry and chemical biology are available in the group of Professor Matthew Eddy at the University of Florida (UF).

Trainees in chemical biology and physical chemistry have direct access to state-of-the-art facilities and instrumentation within the Department of Chemistry and across the UF campus broadly. This includes brand new wetlab facilities, world-class facilities for nuclear magnetic resonance and magnetic resonance imaging through the UF AMRIS facility, advanced mass spectrometry core facilities, and a multitude of additional instrumentation for biophysical and structural biology research. Local NMR instrumentation includes multiple high field instruments for structural biology, equipped for both solids and solution NMR, and multiple moderate field instruments. Additionally, students have access to facilities available at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, including multiple unique high field instruments. 

A wide range of opportunities exist for student trainees, including with studies of human membrane proteins and their complexes with small molecules and proteins. Our group places special emphasis on studies of human G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), which are sensory proteins involved in nearly every physiological process and the largest family of “druggable” protein targets. The Eddy lab collaborates extensively both with local experts in cell biology and biophysics, as well as experts in pharmacology and medicinal chemistry from around the world.

We strongly encourage applications from prospective PhD students to the Department of Chemistry at the University of Florida for graduate studies in NMR spectroscopy. PhD students receive guaranteed full tuition, benefits, and a stipend to pursue graduate studies.

Applications are due on December 15, 2019 and interested students with backgrounds in Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry, and/or Biophysics can find out more by following the link below:

https://www.chem.ufl.edu/graduate/how-to-apply/

Informal inquiries are welcome at matthew.eddy@ufl.edu

Best Regards,

Matthew Eddy​

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[NMR] Ph.D. position at the University of Leipzig

A Ph.D. position is available at the Universität Leipzig, Institut für Medizinische Physik und Biophysik, with a focus on dynamics characterization with NMR relaxation and MD simulation, and development of analysis for comparison to other methods.

Research project

Characterizing motion on the molecular level is critical to understanding stability and function of a wide range of problems ranging from biology to energy to materials. However, obtaining sufficient dynamics information to completely characterize motion of a system is not trivial. Experiments return information for a limited timescale window, yielding data that is not straightforward to connect to a complete model of motion. Ideally, multiple experimental methods should be combined, in addition to molecular simulation, to span multiple timescales, and yield a “movie” of overall motion.

In this project, we will develop methods of comparative analysis between experiments and simulation, and apply these to the characterization of the dynamics. This will include development of analysis methods to yield quantitatively comparable parameters between nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), molecular dynamics simulation (MD), Förster Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET), and dielectric spectroscopy. Methodology will be tested on model systems, but eventually applied to dynamics in G-protein coupled receptors, where multiple time- and length-scales will be probed using NMR, MD, and FRET.

The successful candidate will be responsible for performing NMR experiments, will support in the development of software for comparative analysis between methods, and will perform data analysis from NMR, MD, FRET, and dielectric spectroscopy.

About the position

The successful candidate will work directly under Dr. Albert Smith. The candidate will also benefit from close collaboration with the groups of Daniel Huster and Peter Hildebrand (Institut für Medizinische Physik und Biophysik) and also with the groups of Martin Treß, Frank Cichos, and Ralf Seidel (Peter Debye Institute for Soft Matter Physics). The candidate will gain experience in biomolecular NMR, MD simulation, and also develop skills in data analysis and programming.

Requirements

-Masters in physics, chemistry, biochemistry, or similar

-Good level of english

Preferred

-Good knowledge of mathematics (esp. linear algebra, statistics)

-Programming experience (python, MATLAB, or similar)

-Experience in magnetic resonance

Duration

3 years, Part time (50%, with possibility of 65%), start date 01.01.2020 or as soon as possible thereafter

Contact info for Albert Smith:

website: nmr4dynamics.de

Telephone: +49 341/97-15773

E-mail: Albert.Smith-Penzel@medizin.uni-leipzig.de

Please send applications by 2 Dec. 2019 including: Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, university transcripts, and contact information for 2 references.

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