Michigan State University Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan
Research Associate-Fixed Term
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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Natural Science
Department:Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Cns 10032098
Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience
Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific
Research Associate - Fixed Term
The laboratory of Dr. Kristin Parent has an open position for a Research Associate (postdoctoral). This position will conduct research on deciphering the processes of virus assembly and infection via a combination of biochemistry, molecular biology, biophysics, structural biology and experimental evolution studies.
The candidate will perform tests and assays to generate data for research (cloning and site directed mutagenesis along with quantifying the phenotypic effects of the isolated mutants) as well as write manuscripts, general lab duties and attending group meetings and other lab events.
Doctorate -Natural Sciences
Ph.D. in Natural Sciences and demonstrate expertise in the following:
Structural biology methods (X-ray crystallography and/or cryo-electron microscopy)
Fluorescence microscopy experience
Bacterial genetics or virus-related research
General knowledge of biochemistry techniques (including, but not limited to gel electrophoresis, sterile techniques, plating protocols and general microbiology).
Required Application Materials
CV that identifies areas of expertise and interest
Academic and employment history
Publications list with at least 3 signed letters of reference from professional scientists
Review of applications will begin on May 16, 2018.
Advertised:May 2, 2018Eastern Daylight Time