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Job Title:Post Doctoral Scholar
Department:Arts and Sciences | Chemistry and Biochemistry Administration
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry within the College of Arts and Sciences, seeks a Post Doctoral Scholar to perform independent research in chemical biology. Post Doctoral Scholars are expected to lead analyses critical to the research program and to take initiative in contributing to the design of synthetic chemistry and/or peptide chemistry and/or protein biochemistry and/or RNA biochemistry and/or cell biology experiments.Duties will include taking and analyzing data, presenting results at conferences/workshops, writing manuscripts to publish results in peer-reviewed journals, contributing to the Bong program, assisting with extramural funding proposals, mentoring students and supporting group activities through collaborative service work.
Doctoral Degree in chemistry, biochemistry or cell biology with specialization in chemical biology or related areas preferred . Demonstrated experience in synthesis and/or peptide and/or protein and/or RNA research preferred. Proficiency in areas including synthetic chemistry, biochemistry (cloning, protein expression, purification, in vitro transcription, RNA purification, qPCR, cell culture, confocal microscopy, FACS, native gel, EMSA studies, western blot and proteomics) preferred. Applicants need not have all the desired skills listed, but must have research interest in chemical biology and be willing to learn new techniques. Strong software skills in chemdraw, graphpad, adobe photoshop, illustrator desired.
The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college and the academic heart of the university. The College hosts 81 majors. With 38 departments, 20+ world-class research centers, and more than 2,000 faculty and staff members, students have the unique opportunity to study with the best artists, scholars, and scientists in their field. The College values diversity and offers a supportive, open, and inclusive community.
The target hiring range for this position is $48,000-$60,000.
Position Type:Term (Fixed Term)
Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.
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