RESEARCH SPECIALIST A
Duties: 1. To drive a research project (collect, analyze and interpret data, and present data at group meetings) concerning the molecular mechanisms of protein misfolding, aberrant phase transitions, and protein disaggregation. We are particularly interested in the directed evolution and engineering of protein- or RNA-disaggregases as therapeutics to reverse aberrant phase separation in neurodegenerative disease.
2. To help in the general running of the lab, including: ordering, receiving items, and maintaining lab organization.
3. Presenting your scientific findings at Shorter lab group meeting as well as at local, national, and international meetings. Must have excellent communication skills and be highly motivated.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree (Biochemistry, Biophysics, Bioengineering, Biology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Chemistry or related area) and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. This is an ideal position for a recent graduate looking to do 1-2 years of research and gain experience prior to going to med school or grad school.
Reference Number: 40-27829
Salary Grade: 024
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: BB-Biochemistry and Biophysics
Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research