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Work type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Research, Scientific
Working to advance the goals of the Cavagnero Research Group, the Scientist identifies research problems, designs research methodologies, performs research, assists and helps to prepare the results for presentation to professional organizations and for scholarly publications to help advance research. The incumbent also assists with grant writing and group equipment maintenance.
Students, postdocs and staff members in the Cavagnero group are engaged in exploring the fundamental principles of protein folding and aggregation in the cell. All the studies are performed at atomic or molecular resolution under physiologically relevant conditions using a combination of tools from spectroscopy, chemical biology, biochemistry and computation. The group is also developing novel nuclear-spin hyperpolarization technologies to increase the sensitivity of NMR spectroscopy. The Scientist will work on the mechanism of co- and post-translational protein folding and aggregation in the cell by a variety of biochemical and spectroscopic techniques.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
PhD in Biochemistry or related field required.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Minimum of one year of laboratory experience is required in the area of protein folding in the cell by a combination of biochemistry, crosslinking, and fluorescence.
A481500-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/CHEMISTRY/CHEMISTRY
Full Time: 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
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Applications Open: Central Daylight Time Jul 30 2020
Applications Close: Aug 14 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time
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