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Postdoctoral Position to Study Structures of Membrane Proteins

National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD and surrounding area

Position Description:

Our lab studies membrane proteins that function in mitochondrial respiratory chain and in cellular substrate translocation. This individual will be working on "structure and function of proteins involving in cancer drug resistance ". Our group is equipped with start-of-the-art instruments for carrying out molecular and cellular biology experiments and has assured access to a synchrotron beam line at APS and to an intramural EM facility equipped with an FEI Krios microscope and Gatan K3 detector.


The successful candidate should have training in molecular biology, biochemistry, and protein purification for target protein production. Experience in cryo-EM and/or X-ray crystallography and in mitochondrial respiratory chain is a plus

To Apply:

Interested individuals should send their applications, consisting of a CV, a statement of research interest, and three letters of recommendation, to Dr. Di Xia via Email at

The NIH is dedicated to building a community in its training and employment programs and encourages the application and nomination of qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.