Post-doctoral researcher
Leiden University
Leiden, Netherlands  
6 dagen geleden
source : Academic Media Group International AB

The Faculty of Science / the Institute for Biology is looking for a

Post-doctoral researcher : development of new (semi)synthetic lipopeptide antibiotics

Key responsibilities

  • Synthesis and semisynthesis of new lipopeptide antibiotics;
  • Evaluation of in vitro antibiotic activity and cell-based toxicity;
  • Organization of in vivo stuies (with an industrial partner).
  • Experience in :

  • Organic synthesis with specific expertise in peptide chemistry;
  • The use HPLC and MS techniques for purifying and characterizing biomolecules;
  • Antibacterial assays (i.e. in vitro MIC evaluation);
  • Biochemical assays (i.e. enzyme inhibition, isothermal titration calorimetry);
  • Graphpad prism, Chemdraw, PyMol, Chimera, and other relevant software packages.
  • Our organisation

    The Faculty of Science is a world-class faculty where staff and students work together in a dynamic international environment.

  • It is a faculty where personal and academic development are top priorities. Our people are committed to expand fundamental knowledge by curiosity and to look beyond the borders of their own discipline;
  • their aim is to benefit science, and to make a contribution to addressing the major societal challenges of the future.

    The research carried out at the Faculty of Science is very diverse, ranging from mathematics, information science, astronomy, physics, chemistry and bio-pharmaceutical sciences to biology and environmental sciences.

    The research activities are organised in eight institutes. These institutes offer eight bachelor’s and twelve master’s programmes.

    The faculty has grown strongly in recent years and now has more than 2300 staff and almost 5000 students. We are located at the heart of Leiden’s Bio Science Park, one of Europe’s biggest science parks, where university and business life come together.

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