Postdoctoral Research Associate

College of Science and Engineering

A fixed-term postdoctoral research position is available an outstanding and ambitious individual in the research groups of Prof Dominic Campopiano and Dr David Clarke. The successful candidate will be required to carry out biophysical and biochemical characterisation of enzymes as part of a metabolic engineering/biocatalysis project. This exciting, commercially important project will be carried out in collaboration with our industrial partner, Ingenza (

Applicants should have, or expect to receive by the start date, a PhD in protein chemistry, biochemistry or a closely related field. They should be capable of working in a small collaborative team, leading others where required. Experience with protein mass spectrometry is essential, as well as experience with enzyme assays. Skills in modern molecular biology techniques (e.g. recombinant gene cloning and expression of heterologous proteins) and structural biology would also be desirable.

The position is a fixed-term appointment for 12 months and will be available from 1st October 2016.

Informal enquiries should be made to Prof Dominic Campopiano ( or Dr David Clarke

Closing Date: 30 August 2016 at 5pm GMT

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The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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