Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) Conduct molecular, biochemical, and genetic experiments on modern and reconstructed ancestral proteins; analyze experimental data.
2) Participate in preparation of research publications, grant proposals, and presentations.
3) Facilitate smooth and collegial operation of the research group; train new laboratory members in research protocols; maintain a well-stocked, organized laboratory; prepare molecular reagents, solutions, cells; supervise compliance with safety requirements; oversee maintenance of equipment and instruments; assist with technical training of laboratory members.
4) Participate in laboratory group meetings, journal clubs, and research strategy discussions.
1) Analytical and problem-solving skills
2) Ability to work independently and as part of a team
3) Ability to learn new techniques quickly
4) Superior organizational skills
5) Knowledge of research techniques and methods
Preferred Qualifications Education:
1) Bachelorâ™s or Masterâ™s degree in biology or biochemistry.
1) Two or more years experience conducting laboratory experiments in molecular biology and/or biochemistry.
3) Experience in molecular functional assays in yeast and/or mammalian cells (yeast genetics, transfection and transformation, reporter assays, FACS)
4) Experience with protein biochemistry techniques (heterologous expression and purification, protein stability measurements, and binding/activity assays) 5) Computational analysis of characterization and interpretation of protein structures experience 6) Large-scale sequencing data, phylogenetic and evolutionary analysis of sequence data experience.
Required Documents 1) Resume 2) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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