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Job Summary The Voorhees lab is seeking a motivated individual to work as part of a team to carry out structural and functional studies on protein biosynthesis and quality control. The work includes all aspects of molecular and structural biology including cryo-electron microscopy, cloning, protein expression, and protein biochemistry. This is a 2 year term position.
Assist with general laboratory organization and set-up.
Generate and maintain common laboratory reagents.
Clone and test various protein expression constructs.
Purification and analysis of single proteins and protein complexes.
Functional experiments in mammalian cells and in vitro translation systems.
Assist with electron microscopy grid preparation and data collection.
A highly motivated and qualified candidate may develop independent projects.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in science with an educational emphasis in chemistry or biology required by date of hire.
Must have good practical experience in all basic molecular biology techniques and be able to learn new skills related to all aspects of cryo-electron microscopy.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Excellent organization and communication skills are required.
A background in molecular biology or structural biology.
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