Protein Expression, Purification and Identification Technician

Tsinghua University - Tsinghua University Advanced Innovation Center

Tsinghua University’s Advanced Innovation Center for Structural Biology was formally established in October 2015 with the support of Beijing Municipal Government. The Center aims to develop new methods and technologies related to structural biology, and with a world-class cryo-EM facility, it aspires to innovate and make Beijing the birthplace for several relevant key technologies. Furthermore, it aims to be an incubator for related technology enterprises.

Through several technological breakthroughs in recent years, cryo-EM has become one of the most popular technologies in structural biology. This technology’s development has enabled us to observe internal structure of living entities on a nanoscale and even atomic scale. It also provides important technical support in understanding basic principles of cell structure, relationship between health and disease, and drug research & development. Structural Biology technology (cryo-EM for example) combines features of several traditional disciplines such as computers, electronics, physics, mathematics, biology, and others, in order to meet research and development needs. We plan to hire a number of advanced research and technical personnel; especially outstanding scientists and engineers with rich and relevant work experience. We offer globally competitive salaries and endless opportunities for career development. We welcome senior technical applicants who are willing to be at the forefront of scientific research, to join us and step into the future.

Application Information:

  1. Job description: Full-time
  2. Location: Tsinghua University Beijing
  3. Salary: Competitive as per industry standards; specifics are negotiable.
  4. Other requirements: Applicants should be interested in interdisciplinary work, studious and love scientific research.
  5. Valid till: Open until positions are filled

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Develop protein expression system.
  2. Routine maintenance of relevant equipment and facilities for protein expression, purification, and identification.
  3. Technical services for protein expression and purification systems.
  4. Record equipment operational conditions, measure service workload, and other information.
  5. Technical training and daily management of instruments and equipment.
  6. Complete other related work assigned by Department Head.

Application Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree or doctorate degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, structural biology, and other related fields.
  2. Should be able to independently complete molecular cloning; background in structural biology is an advantage.
  3. Applicants with adequate work experience in protein identification and protein interaction research will be preferred.
  4. Should have work experience in cell culture and eukaryotic expression systems (mammalian cell and insect cell).
  5. Applicants with work experience in protein folding and protein expression system development will be preferred.
  6. Should have excellent communication and intrapersonal skills, learning ability, and should be highly motivated.

Other Requirements:
Provide contact information of two references, and send your recommendation letters to the recruitment mailbox.

Required Application Materials:

  • Detailed resume
  • Provide contact information of two references, and send your recommendation letters to the recruitment mailbox
  • Application instructions (cover letter with personal and professional skill details)
  • Other relevant material, certificates, documentary evidence, etc.

Applicants can send application materials to icsb-hr@biomed.tsinghua.edu.cn

Please specify the job title in the subject line when applying. If you meet our requirements, we will organize your interview at the earliest.


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