One or two Research Assistant Positions are sought in Prof. Zene Matsuda’s group in the Laboratory of Structural Virology and Immunology/ Key Laboratory of Protein and Peptide Drugs. Highly motivated candidates who hold a master or higher degree in the fields of protein science or virology are sought. His or her work will be related to the analyses of virus envelope-mediated membrane fusion and development of inhibitors of membrane fusion. The major target envelope proteins include those of HIV-1, Dengue virus, and MERS Corona virus.
The past experience in the related field (virology and protein science) is highly desirable. Prospective candidates are expected to have a working knowledge and expertise in protein engineering, purification, and structural analysis as well as basic virological methods. The appointment term is project-based and can be extended by the end of March 2018 after annual evaluation. Expected starting date will be May- June 2015. Successful candidates should be proficient in both written and spoken English as the communication in the lab is mainly done in English.
Interested candidates should submit their CVs in English and the names of two reference persons with their contact information (email address/phone number) to Dr. Matsuda zmatsuda(AT) ibp.ac.cn by the end of April 2015 (Please change (AT) to @ when you are sending an e-mail.).
Laboratory of Structural Virology and Immunology/ Key Laboratory of Protein and Peptide Drugs
Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
15 Datun Road, Chaoyang District
Beijing 100101, China