Senior Structural Biologist – Orion Corporation



About the job

Are you our new Senior Structural Biologist who will boost our drug discovery?
Description Of Position
As Senior Structural Biologist in the unit “Structural Biology and Analytics” you will be responsible to promote understanding of ligand/protein interactions by NMR and other biophysical methods to support drug discovery.
Location: Espoo
Description Of Unit
The unit as part of the Medicine Design has the task to purify and analyze small molecules, to characterize their physico chemical properties, to determine binding parameter to proteins and other biomolecules and to study ligand/protein interaction to elucidate binding sites and structures via NMR, MS and chromatographic techniques. In addition it coordinates structural analysis via X-ray or cryoEM with external partners.
We offer
The position offers exciting and challenging opportunity for cross-scientific and -cultural collaboration and working in highly motivated teams. You will have the chance to build up our protein NMR capabilities. We have a good working atmosphere based on common values and mutual trust. Take a look at our values!
Solid knowledge in NMR and protein NMR is needed to support our activities in fragment based screening and to build up protein NMR capabilities. The candidate needs to have a good knowledge in protein handling and must be able to discuss in multidisciplinary project teams results and impact of the results on drug design or even lead these teams. Basic understanding on biophysical methods or methods like HDX are beneficial. A good network to NMR centers around the world as well as structural understanding of RNA and DNA are a big plus.
Additional Information
Please send your application incl. salary request and CV by the 24th of April 2022. We will start reviewing applications during the application period.
For additional details, please contact Head of Structural Biology and Analytics Josef Messinger tel. +358 50 966 5287 (on 4.4. at 14-18 o’clock EET, and 8.4 8-11 o’clock EET).
Approved medical examination which also includes drug testing is required prior to the employment. We will also carry out a security clearance prior to the employment for the selected person. Orion Corporation operates in more than 30 countries, where we Orionees, 3300 in total, work in all kinds of positions. Among us there are Research Scientists, Laboratory Technicians, Engineers and IT Specialists as well as people working in Production, just to mention some examples. We offer diverse and responsible jobs to our personnel in a truly multi-disciplinary work environment. We encourage people to develop their competences and offer opportunities to affect the job description and creating their own career path at Orion. We are searching for top talents who are ready to share our passion for the work that we do.