Candidates must be citizens or permanent residents of the People's Republic of China and meet University of Leeds language entry requirements. More details about eligibility requirements can be found here:
Highly motivated candidates should hold a Bachelor's degree from a prestigious international or UK university with an overall mark of 85% or above (First class honours), and/or a Masters degree. Publication(s) in a related field are highly desirable.
Experience in chemical and/or structural biology of membrane proteins is advantageous.
Motivated and eligible candidates should directly contact Dr Christos Pliotas ([email protected]) for informal project and application enquiries.
(1) Kapsalis et al., Nature Communications. “Allosteric Activation of an Ion Channel Triggered by Modification of Mechanosensitive Nano-pockets” (2019). https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-019-12591-x
(2) Pliotas, C., Methods in Enzymology. “Ion Channel Conformation and Oligomerization Assessment by Site-Directed Spin Labeling and Pulsed-EPR” 2017, 594, 203-242
(3) Pliotas et al, Nature Structural and Molecular Biology. “The Role of Lipids in Mechanosensation” (2015). doi:10.1038/nsmb.3120
(4) Pliotas et al., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. “Conformational State of the MscS Mechanosensitive Channel in Solution Revealed by Pulsed Electron – Electron Double Resonance ( PELDOR ) Spectroscopy” (2012). doi:10.1073/pnas.1202286109.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 60.90
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