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Bioorganic Chemistry – Synthesis of highly phosphorylated proteins and bioassays

   Department of organic and Bioorganic Chemistry

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About the Project

Activities and responsibilities: We are looking for a highly motivated PhD candidate interested in bioorganic chemistry and interdisciplinary research at the chemistry/biology interface. The project involves the development of methods for the chemical synthesis of highly phosphorylated protein structures from RNA polymerase II. Solid phase peptide synthesis and fragment ligation will be key methods. The candidate will develop bioassays for structure-affinity studies with readers and writers of the CTD code. The position includes tasks for the scientific qualification (doctorate).

 Requirements: Master degree in the field of (bio)organic chemistry (preferably with very good grades); focus-specific training: theoretical and practical experience in peptide chemistry, experience in bioassays. The ideal candidate is familiar with interdisciplinary research approaches and has very good command in spoken and written English

 Please send your applications (including motivation letter, cv und relevant certificates) and quoting reference number DR/007/22, to Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Prof. Dr. Oliver Seitz (located: Brook-Taylor- Str. 2, Berlin-Adlershof), Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or preferably in electronic form as one PDF file to: [Email Address Removed] Deadline: 02.03.2022

 Please visit our website, which gives you access to the legally binding German version

HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration. People with an immigration background are specifically encouraged to apply. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies in the application only.

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Funding Notes

2/3-time-employment for three years - E 13 TV-L HU pay grade

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