Post-Doctoral Position in Computational Biology and Biochemistry

Leeds Beckett University

A post-doctoral position is available to produce a metabolic model involving the components involved in cell envelope synthesis for gram negative organisms. The project will build on an existing model encompassing Lipid A and phospholipid synthesis for the model organism Escherichia coli. This industry led project will use both traditional biochemical and microbiological methods coupled with cutting-edge computational modelling techniques. The successful candidate will be based alongside Dr J George at Leeds Beckett University and will have access to the newly opened centre for biomedical research.

Suitable candidates should have a strong background in computational biology (preferably metabolic modelling) and have a solid basis in biochemistry. This opportunity is funded in part by an Innovate UK grant (92712-56225) and Oppilotech Ltd and carries a salary of £32,000 pa. The position is available for a one-year duration initially.

For further information please contact John.George@oppilotech.com. Applicants should send a full CV and cover letter to Ajay.Mistry@Oppilotech.com by the 1st November 2017.

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