Research Assistant

Manhattan KS
Jul 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position:

Perform work as directed by the Principal Investigator to conduct ongoing research experiments.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university established the Office of Diversity, led by the associate vice president for diversity and a dedicated staff.  Additionally, each college has a designated Diversity Point Person to provide insight and guidance.  

Kansas State University received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award from Insight Into Diversity magazine for the past three years.  Multicultural students account for 15 percent of our student population, a university record and continuing trend.

Job Description:

 Synthetic Organic Chemistry and Peptide Synthesis and Quantification.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

 Education: Bachelor Degree in Chemistry.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Organic Chemistry or Master or Ph.D. in Chemistry

Experience: Undergraduate Research in Organic Synthesis. Use of microwave peptide synthesizer, purification of peptides using HPLC/mass spectrometry, and characterization using NMR. Synthesis of linkers and ferrocene derivatives.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit ONE pdf file containing letter of interest, CV, and undergraduate or graduate transcript. Please include the name, contact information, and email addresses of three references.

Screening of Applications Begins:

 Screening begins August 1, 2017 and will continue until filled.

Salary Range / Pay Rate:

$34,071 - $57,921 / annual

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.