Employment Opportunities Title Postdoctoral Research Associate I Categories Post-Doctoral Organization The University of Arizona Location Tucson, AZ Website http://uacareers.com/postings/29114 Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Job Information The Natural Products Center is seeking a highly motivated and independent individual with a track record of research achievements to become a key member of the team of Dr. Leslie Gunatilaka. This Center is located off-campus at 250 E. Valencia Road. Candidates must have a doctoral degree, first-authored peer-reviewed original publications and expertise in medicinal/synthetic chemistry of natural products. The successful candidate will conduct research on a multidisciplinary research project-Natural Product-Based Induction of Cancer Cell Death Combined with Immunotherapy for Melanoma Treatment – funded by the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission. Duties and Responsibilities: •Independently designs and performs structure modifications, semi-synthesis, and synthesis of a class of steroidal lactones known as withanolides and determines structures of resulting compounds by application of spectroscopic techniques. •Purifies samples by chromatographic techniques, especially HPLC, and prepares samples to be sent to the collaborators. •Writes reports and prepares research publications for peer-reviewed journals and presentations at scientific meeting. •Collaborates with others involved in the project and helps to supervise graduate and undergraduate students working on the project. •Documents required; Letter of interest; Curriculum Vitae; Names and contact information for 3 references. Qualifications: •Doctoral degree in medicinal or synthetic chemistry of natural products •First-authored peer-reviewed publication record applicable to the position •Expertise in structure modification, semi-synthesis, and/or synthesis of withanolides •Molecular modeling Title Postdoctoral Research Fellow Categories Post-Doctoral Organization University of HawaiiDaniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy, University of Hawaii Location Hilo, Hawaii Website http://pharmacy.uhh.hawaii.edu/cop/psc/scao.php Contact email@example.com Job Information The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Daniel K Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawaii at Hilo invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position with the earliest possible start date of August 01, 2018. We are especially interested in applicants with experience in natural product discovery from microorganisms (especially marine and endophytic fungi) and bioassay-guided natural product drug discovery. The candidate should be familiar with the use of a range of modern analytical and spectroscopic tools including HPLC, low resolution LCMS, HRMS, and NMR. The key chemistry skills required for this position include Isolation and Structure Determination. The capacity to work in a team environment is also essential. Primary responsibilities will include research, project management, manuscript preparation, communications with collaborators, training junior lab members, ordering, instrument maintenance, and other duties. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. degree in chemistry or a closely related field (postdoctoral experience preferred) by the time of appointment. Interested individuals should submit a SINGLE PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org containing the following: a cover letter describing their interest in this position, a curriculum vita, and a description of research accomplishments and future research plans. Candidates should also request THREE letters of recommendation and have them sent directly to email@example.com. To ensure full consideration, all application materials should be submitted as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of Hawai’i is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran. Title Microbiologist Categories Industry Organization Mendel Biological Solutions Location Hayward Website http://kochbiologicalsolutions.com Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Job Information Isn’t it time you joined a company that thinks the same as you do? At Koch, 90% of earnings are reinvested in the company so that we can create opportunities and long-term value for our customers, employees and society. Our culture is defined by the Market-Based Management® philosophy which guides everyday decision making and provides employees with opportunities to contribute and personally benefit from the value they create. In a world with a growing population and diminishing resources, efficient food production is critically important. Koch Biological Solutions, LLC is an emerging leader in delivering targeted, science-driven biological products that improve crop productivity. To this end, our team is focused on developing live microbial and biologically-derived chemistries that improve plant performance at every stage of growth. The scientifically diverse research group, based in Hayward, CA, is proud of our products and our rich pipeline of new technologies. Koch Biological Solutions is currently recruiting an innovative and self-motivated Microbiologist. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in culturing collections of diverse microbes and maintaining cell lines used for biomass generation and fermentation and recovery process development optimization. The role will also support media development experiments with the goal of creating defined media conditions that optimize for growth, production, ease of process control, and ability to scale to pilot and manufacturing. As part of a lean Development team, the ideal candidate excels at defining individual project goals and communicating them clearly to management and peers, intrinsically driving process improvements at operational and project levels, working with manager to redefine and shape role as company needs change over time, and taking part in all laboratory functions from hand cleaning workstations to purchasing vital equipment. A Day In The Life Typically Includes: Culture and maintain cell lines for a wide variety of microbes -Develop and iterate cell line maintenance protocols based on feedback from process development customers and physiological needs of each microbe -Identify biomass and analyte quantification needs and collaborate with team members to develop in-house assays or identify options for outsourcing -Collaborate with media prep associates to troubleshoot media preparation issues (contamination, crystallization, storage, sterilization conditions) -Work closely with fermentation engineer to develop various processes for in-house production, testing various extraction methods, and general fermentation process development -Advise project leads on success factors for scalability at an early stage of cell line maintenance -Engage in bench scale fermentations for production and process development and advise on microbe physiological responses throughout fermentation -Support fermentation engineer with fermentation seed train development to maximize viable cell count and potential for production -Present data supporting process changes in seed vialing, fermentation, and seed train to an audience with a variety of scientific backgrounds Basic Qualifications: -3+ years of non-academic experience -B.S degree in any Biological Science with 8+ years of relevant experience OR M.S. degree in Microbiology or other Biological Science with 5+ years of relevant experience Physical Requirements: -Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. (bags of solid ingredients, liquid media, fermentation equipment) Preferred Qualifications: -5+ years non-academic work experience -Experience in the separation of complex mixtures of natural products (e.g. plant extracts, microbial fermentation broths) -Experience working with bench scale fermenters and fermentation process development -Experience with 5S methodology -Ph.D. in Microbiology or other Biological Science with 3+ years of relevant experience Want to learn more about our Management Philosophy (Market-Based Management?) You may not always see our name on the products you use, but at Koch Industries, we work each day to help make better food, clothing, shelter, transportation, technologies, and other necessities. With a presence in almost every state across America, there are more than 60,000 of us striving to make valued products that create more opportunities for everyone. We Are Koch Industries #WeAreKoch Click here to learn more about KAES? This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf Follow us KAES-LinkedIn KRC-Twitter KRC-Facebook KRC-YouTube Jobs 1-3 of 4 Page 2 This job listing was created using Job Manager for WordPress, by Tom Townsend.