Academic Title Research Associate Categories Academic Organization North Carolina A&T State University Location North Carolina A&T State University Website https://jobs.ncat.edu/postings/16178 Job Information Study the chemical composition, bioavailability and bio-efficacy of components in functional foods and herbal medicine. Purification of phytochemicals from raw extracts using different column chromatography; structure elucidation of bioactive natural products using 1D and 2D NMR spectra; structure modification of bioactive components; Using HPLC and LCMS to study the biotransformation and bioavailability of natural products in cells, mice and humans; Hands on experience with mice. The Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies fosters interdisciplinary research in post-harvest technologies, including: – Developing and testing functional foods – Isolating and characterizing the health-promoting components in foods – Improving processes to extend shelf life, and control spoilage and foodborne pathogens – Developing new, value-added products from agricultural commodities – Evaluating and modeling consumer acceptance of food products – Developing and testing novel biodegradable and bioactive food packaging – Optimizing parameters for process-engineering Title Associate R&D Chemist Categories Academic Organization The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy Location Oxford, MS Website http://pharmacy.olemiss.edu/ncnpr/ Contact email@example.com Job Information The National Center for Natural Products Research at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy seeks an Associate Research and Development Chemist. This position is in support of an existing program and subject to continued funding. This position requires responsibilities involving the handling of controlled substances. Anyone who tests positive for controlled substances will not be allowed to be employed in any position at NCNPR that handle controlled substances. Job duties include performing a variety of complex technical duties involved in research laboratory tests/analysis and making determinations to obtain data for research purposes. Determine and set up instruments, material and apparatus and operate complex laboratory equipment required for specific tests. Prepare culture media, chemicals, reagents and solutions. Maintain inventory of materials, supplies and equipment for performance of duties. Clean and maintain complex laboratory equipment. Use Data base program to maintain the records of PM samples received, logging in results of analyses, managing inventory of samples, and generating different kinds of reports. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or a related field with one year experience related to laboratory instrumentation, analysis and extraction operations. Applicants must also have good computer skills, and excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills. For additional information and to apply, please go to careers.olemiss.edu. The University of Mississippi complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information. Jobs 1-2 of 2 This job listing was created using Job Manager for WordPress, by Tom Townsend.