The Byrne lab is recruiting a protein biologist to work on protein-based and viral vector delivery systems in the context of the retina and brain. A background in protein biochemistry or biophysics is required. The candidate must have extensive experience in protein purification using FPLC. Experience developing new protein purification schemes for uncharacterized proteins will be important for the successful candidate. Experience in protein design, or purification in mammalian cell expression, are highly desirable qualifications.
Biochemistry or biophysics A deep understanding of protein biology, protein purification methods, FPLC purification methods, experience in protein design, or purification in mammalian cell expression, are highly desirable qualifications.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Minimum Experience Level Required: 3-5 years experience
Work Schedule: 8:30 - 5:00
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20000274
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