Research Associate-Fixed Term

Job description

Research Associate-Fixed Term

Job no: 675700
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Chemistry 10032142
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union
Position Summary

The Department of Chemistry at Michigan State University invites applications for a position of Research Associate in the lab of Professor Huang. This position will support research projects in the area of development of novel antibodies & vaccines for immunotherapy; development of nanotechnology based imaging methods for cancer detection & profiling; development of new methods for complex carbohydrate synthesis.

1) development of novel antibodies and vaccines for immunotherapy; Antibody engineering, Yeast display of proteins, Vaccine development, Animal model studies

2) development of nanotechnology based imaging methods for cancer detection and profiling; Nanoparticle synthesis and bioconjugation, Molecular imaging, Animal model studies

3) development of new methods for complex carbohydrate synthesis, Chemical synthesis of glycans, Chemoenzymatic synthesis of glycans, Protein engineering to evolve better enzymes

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -chemistry, chemical engineering or any related fields

Minimum Requirements

PhD in chemistry, chemical engineering or any related fields and any research experience

Desired Qualifications

Prior experience in protein design, immunology, vaccine development, carbohydrate synthesis, glycopeptide synthesis, nanoparticle synthesis, or molecular imaging. Strong problem solving abilities, strong work ethics

Required Application Materials

Cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and email addresses of 3 references

Special Instructions

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. MSU is committed to providing a work environment that supports employees' work and personal life, and offers employment assistance to the spouse or partner of candidates for faculty and academic staff positions.

Website

www.chemistry.msu.edu

Department Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Oct 5, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Oct 4, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

 

 

 

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Posted: 10/6/2020
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