Job ID: 98461

Postdoctoral Scientist – Neurobiology – Dr Ingo Greger – LMB 2005

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 20 December 2022

Contract Length: 3 years

City: Cambridge

Country: United Kingdom

Institution: MRC



Postdoctoral Scientist/Career Development Fellow

Salary £35,143 per annum

Fixed term 3 years

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) is a research institute within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is an entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, more information can be found at

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Scientist position in the group of Dr Ingo Greger to undertake research into the organisation and regulation of glutamate receptor multi-protein complexes, using structural biology approaches.

This project builds on our recent structural and functional work (Herguedas et al., Science 2016 & 2019; Zhang et al., Nature 2021; Zhang et al., bioRxiv 2022). It aims to characterise diverse AMPA receptor complexes and their modulation by auxiliary proteins, and by therapeutic drugs. Candidates should have experience with cryo-electron microscopy. Experience with cryo-electron tomography would be advantageous. You will have a PhD molecular or cell biology or due to complete doctoral studies within 6 months of applying.

For further information of the research undertaken at the LMB, please visit

Informal enquires may be made to Dr Ingo Greger at

The successful applicant will be awarded a 3-year Career Development Fellowship/ Postdoctoral Training Scheme position. This is a training and development position for a Postdoctoral Scientist who has recently completed their doctoral studies, is moving into a new research discipline or has limited experience of key transferable skills. The MRC LMB has excellent scientific core facilities and training opportunities.

Working for UKRI provides a whole host of benefits including a defined benefit pension scheme, excellent holiday entitlement (40 ½ days including bank holidays and privilege days) and Benenden Healthcare membership. You will also have access to employee shopping and travel discounts, on-site sport and social facilities, as well as a salary sacrifice scheme for cycle to work.

Closing date: Tuesday 20th December 2022

Final appointments will be subject to a pre-employment screening.

The Medical Research Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer who participates in the Disability Confident scheme.