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The Biochemistry department has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Scientist/Engineer 1.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The focus of this position is to help our large-scale vaccine developments in the Veesler lab, to (i) combat COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 and (ii) pandemic preparedness. The position will involve preparation of a library of spike mutants observed in clinical isolates, mammalian cell culture maintrance, production of pseudovirus particles, and running pseudovirus assays as well as development of novel assays. Work will be done both independently and as a team with other lab members including grad students, post-docs, and research scientist, while providing technical assistance wih ongoing projects. This position provides a unique opportunity to contribute to transformative translational research.
This position will involve in reporting and manuscript preparation, data communications with collaborators.
REQUIREMENTS: •Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field + 3 months or more years of experience in related field. •The candidate should have excellent time management skills, be meticulous and organized, be proactive, self motivated, be able to keep records and labels of all work completed, able to communicate well and work with others, and be proficient in Microsoft office. Prior laboratory experience is required in mammalian cell culture, bacterial culturing, and DNA purification.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE •Extensive prior experience with cell culture is required for this position
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