At the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biomedicine in the group of Professor Ruth Brenk (http://www.uib.no/en/rg/brenk ) a full-time (100 %) position as Postdoctoral Fellow is available for a period of 3 years. The position is part of the project “Exploration of the TPP riboswitch as a new target for antibiotics” financed by The Research Council of Norway under the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance(JPIAMR) initiative.
The main focus of the project will be hit discovery and optimization for the TPP riboswitch which is a target for new antibiotics (https://www.jpiamr.eu/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Summary_Explore.pdf). The role of this postdoc will be high-throughput screening (HTS) assay development, hit validation (using binding assays and X-ray crystallography) and structure-based ligand design.
More information can be found here: https://www.jobbnorge.no/ledige-stillinger/stilling/161277/postdoctoral-fellow-3-years-for-hit-discovery-for-riboswitches