Postdoc in Protein Signalling in the Duxin Lab

Copenhagen University
June 11, 2024
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We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic researcher to join BRIC as a Posdoc for 3 years starting 15 August 2024.

Information on the department can be found at: https: // www.

Our research By joining you will be part of Julien Duxin's group and part of a dynamic and multi-disciplinary research environment present at BRIC that comprises state- of-the-art facilities to protein research. Dr. Duxin's research aims at understanding the molecular mechanisms that ensure the accurate replication and repair of the genome and how defects in these reactions can cause cancer and other diseases.

You can learn more from the Duxin lab at:

https: // www.

Your job The candidate will primarily focus on identifying and characterizing mechanisms of DNA-protein crosslink repair. To this end, the candidate will combine in vitro biochemical and structural studies using Xenopus egg extracts with in vivo cellular work. The candidate will have access to all the state- of-the art facilities present at BRIC and the Center for Protein Research (CPR) including the Mass Spectrometry, Protein Imaging, Genomic Sequencing, Protein Production, and Cryo-EM platforms.

The postdocs' responsibilities will primarily consist of:

  • research, including publication/academic dissemination duties
  • Profile We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic scientist with the following competencies and experience:

    Essential experience and skills:

  • You have a PhD in biomedical sciences
  • You are highly experienced in Molecular and or structural biology, Biochemistry, or Chemistry
  • Prior publication in internationally recognized journals (at least one first author publication)
  • Proficient communication skills and ability to work in teams
  • Excellent English skills written and spoken
  • Place of employment The place of employment is at BRIC, University of Copenhagen. We offer creative and stimulating working conditions in dynamic and international research environment.

    Terms of employment The employment as postdoc is a full time and fixed-term position for 3 years. Starting date is 15 August 2024.

    Salary, pension and terms of employment will be in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and AC (Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). Currently, the monthly salary starts at 34,200 DKK/ approx. 4,580 Euro (April 2024-level). Depending on qualifications, a supplement may be negotiated. The employer will pay an additional 17.1 % to your pension fund.

    Non-Danish and Danish applicants may be eligible for tax reductions, if they hold a PhD degree and have not lived in Denmark the last 10 years.

    The position is covered by the “Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at the Universities” of June 28, 2013.

    Questions For further information please contact Julien Duxin ([email protected]) www.

    Foreign applicants may find this link useful: www. (International Staff Mobility).

    Application procedure Your online application must be submitted in English by clicking ‘Apply now' below. Furthermore your application must include the following documents/attachments – all in PDF format:

    1. Motivated letter of application.

    2. CV incl. education, work/research experience, language skills and other skills relevant for the position.

    3. A certified/signed copy of a) PhD certificate and b) Master of Science certificate. If the PhD is not completed, a written statement from the supervisor will do.

    4. List of publications.

    5. Names and contact details for at least two referees

    Application deadline: 11 June 2024 23.59pm CET

    We reserve the right not to consider material received after the deadline, and not to consider applications that do not live up to the abovementioned requirements.

    The further process After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the hiring committee. All applicants are then immediately notified whether their application has been passed for assessment by an unbiased assessor. Once the assessment work has been completed each applicant has the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that relates to the applicant him/herself.

    You can read about the recruitment process at https: //

    The applicant will be assessed according to the Ministerial Order no. 242 of 13 March 2012 on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.

    We want to reflect the surrounding society and encourage all qualified persons, regardless of personal background, to apply for the position.

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