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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Research Associate.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for conducting research in the area of neuronal endocytosis and exocytosis. The candidate is expected to have BS or MS, with knowledge in molecular cloning, protein expression, protein purification, protein chemistry, protein conjugation, labeling and quantification, as well as chromatographic technique (affinity, ion, FPLC, gel filtration, TLC and HPLC), cell culture, in vitro and in vivo studies, enzymatic assays, Western blotting and immunoprecipitation. Familiarity with protein mass spectrometry is an advantage. The recruited Research Associate will be involved in engineering recombinant proteins with unique and specified characteristics as neuron-targeted delivery vehicles.
Generates hypotheses and designs and performs experiments to test them.
Executes multiple experiments simultaneously over time independently.
Records all experimental findings in a laboratory notebook, analyze and interpret experimental findings.
Based on results, independently suggests and tests modifications to protocols.
Prepares figures and diagrams for presentations and publications.
Communicates results and collaborates with other professionals in the lab.
Demonstrates a significant level of intellectual input into the design of the project.
Presents findings at lab meeting, responds to challenges, and participates in exchanges of ideas to advance the science.
Reads and understands relevant scientific literature.
Contributes to the preparation of articles on research outcomes and progress and to the submission of same for publication.
Participates in the editing and proofing of grant proposals, annual grant reports, and manuscripts for publication and recommends modifications to the Principal Investigator.
After a period of time working in the laboratory, the candidate will be expected to train graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in experimental design, technique and performance.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a B.S. or B.A. in Biomedical or Physical Sciences. A minimum commitment of two years is required and placement in position may not exceed three years.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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