Research Associate – Molecular Biology and Microbiology, School of Medicine – (20001323)
The Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology is a Basic Science research department in the School of Medicine. Members of the department carry out research on fundamental and medically related problems in different fields of microbiology.
Work in collaboration with the senior investigator in the host laboratory. S/he works independently to participate in or lead a portion of a research project or projects. The research associate contributes ideas and suggestions to the research effort, operates independently and publishes papers in collaboration with the senior investigator. This individual may have other responsibilities in the laboratory such as supervision of staff, training of graduate students or postdoctoral fellows, grant proposal writing, writing papers, etc. Weekly hours typically exceed the standard 35 hours. The candidate may have to work on weekends and travel off-site to conduct experiments or to attend workshops and conferences.
3 years’ minimum experience in postdoctoral research position.
PhD, MD, DVM, DDS, DMD or equivalent Doctoral degree.
Protein expression, purification, and characterization using biochemical and biophysical approaches.
Insect cell culture.
Cryogenic electron microscopy.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.