The Biofisika Institute in Bilbao (Basque Country, Spain) together with Ikerbasque, the Basque Foundation for Science, invite applications for an immediately available group leader position in atomic resolution cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) of biological specimens. Candidates must hold a PhD degree in a relevant discipline with a focus on structural biology, demonstrate scientific excellence with a strong publication record, and evidence in obtaining competitive research funding.
The successful candidate is expected to establish a productive and independently funded research program, and will also serve as technical director of the newly formed Basque Resource for Electron Microscopy (BREM). BREM will install a ThermoFisher´s Titan Krios G4, equipped with a phase plate and Gatan´s BioContinuum Imaging Filter and K3 direct electron detector, at Biofisika Institute in 2021. Candidates must be skilled and experienced in the operation and routine maintenance of cryo-electron microscopes. Strong communication and organizational skills will also be important.