Laboratory and Research Specialist I
The Sobrado laboratory seeks to fill a Laboratory and Research Specialist I position in the Department of Biochemistry. The Sobrado laboratory (sobradolab.weebly.com) studies the mechanism of action, structure, and inhibition of selected flavin-dependent enzymes. The laboratory currently focuses on flavin-dependent monooxygenases essential for siderophore biosynthesis, to block iron acquisition in Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Aspergillus fumigatus and flavoenzymes involved in the biosynthesis of natural products with biomedical applications. The Lab and Research Spec I will assist/conduct research using high-performance liquid chromatography, mass spectral analyses, and assay development, with supervision by the primary investigator. Applicants are expected to maintain basic lab inventory, ordering, safety and other duties as needed. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please attach resume and cover letter and list of three references.
- Mid-level experience in laboratory research.
- Knowledge of molecular biology (PCR)
- Knowledge of ICP
- Understanding of the mechanism of HPLC instruments
- Good organization skills
- Good communication skills
- Data analysis skills
- Competence in basic laboratory skills and safety
MS or BS in Biology or related field or related areas with experience in analytical chemistry.
- General knowledge of biology
- Development of activity assays
- Good team member
Commensurate with Experience
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.Please attach a resume, cover letter and list of three professional references when applying to this position.
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