Call 07-22: Research Assistant – Biomolecular Simulations Lab – IP Montevideo

The Biomolecular Simulations Lab of the Institut Pasteur de Montevideo calls for applicants to cover a position of Research Assistant, hourly load of 30 hours per week.

Training accomplished

We direct the search to people who have obtained a degree in Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry or related careers for the position of Research Assistant and who aspire to undertake postgraduate studies.

The position of Research Assistant requires that the person has completed his Master’s degree. You can start doctoral studies if you wish. For either position, the position involves work in the area of ​​computational virology.


The selected person must have experience in programming and managing the Linux operating system. Previous knowledge of structural biology will be positively considered, but they are not exclusive.


The selected person will join research projects currently underway in the group, which include:

  • Research in Computational Virology (Flavivirus dynamics and activation, SARS-CoV-2 spike protein activation and Circovirus modeling). Other projects can be agreed with the principal investigator.
  • Development and maintenance of the coarse-grained force field SIRAH.
  • Teaching activities are not includedin the called profile.


The remuneration can be consulted on our website.


The position will last for two years with the possibility of renewal.

We invite interested people to apply through the following link attaching the following documents in pdf format:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • Two letters of recommendation

Deadline: 8th July, 2022. The position may be taken immediately after the selection is concluded.

If you have any questions about the call, you can direct your emails to

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