Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School is seeking a Research Associate III for Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Molecular Genetics. The Research Associate III will study structural mechanisms regulating bacterial signaling and perform SAR studies of anti-Mycobacterial compounds. The candidate will have a strong background in macromolecular X-ray crystallography, biochemistry, protein purification, microscale thermophoresis, and molecular biology. A working knowledge of bacterial genetics and computational modeling of protein-ligand interactions is required.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Protein overexpression and purification from E. coli and M. smegmatis systems.
Protein-protein, protein-peptide, protein-DNA, and protein-small molecule structure determination using X-ray crystallography.
Analysis of protein-ligand interactions using microscale thermophoresis.
Laboratory inventory monitoring and ordering.
Scientific publication and presentation at national meetings.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master’s in a relevant science (Ph.D. preferred) plus 1 year related research experience or Bachelor’s in a relevant science plus 2 years related research.
Minimum four years postdoctoral experience in X-ray crystallography required.
Experience in molecular and cellular biophysics or similar field.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Must be able to safely perform laboratory experiments.
Posting Number: 19ST1815
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 87104
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