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Title Associate Research Scientist
Categories Academic
Organization National Center for Natural Products Research, University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy
Location Oxford, MS
Website http://pharmacy.olemiss.edu/ncnpr/
Contact dpasco@olemiss.edu
Job Information

The National Center for Natural Products Research at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is seeking applications for an Associate Research Scientist. For additional information and to apply, please go to jobs.olemiss.edu.
The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/
Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.

 


Title Research Assistant
Categories Academic
Organization University of HawaiĘ»i at Manoa – Pacific Cnidaria Research Lab
Location Honolulu, HI
Job Information

Job Description:

A Research Assistant position is available for an individual with previous experience, as well as knowledge or training in the following: Bioassay development and biochemical purification of natural products/marine toxins to isolate and characterize constitutive toxins responsible for the hemolytic, neurotoxic, immunogenic and phospholipase activities using standard biochemical techniques, HPLC, electrophysiology, fluorescent imaging techniques.

Responsibilities:

1. Technical support: Candidate will assist with molecular biology and biochemistry efforts, HPLC separations, data recording, analysis and preparation, 96-well assays (hemolysis, Bradford protein, artemia), agar assays, nematocyst prep and cell disruption, electrophoresis and blots, jellyfish collection and beach kit support.

2. Supervisory and regulatory compliance support: Candidate will prepare and maintain MSDS files, assist with student training, as well as verify and ensure adherence to state and federal lab safety regulations.

3. Reporting and writing: Candidate will prepare lab reports and maintain laboratory notebooks as well as assist with literature research, grant preparation and submissions.

Job Requirements/Minimum Qualifications:

Previous research experience and B.A./B.S. in Chemistry/Biomedical Sciences. Excellent knowledge of biochemistry and molecular biology.

Knowledge of:

1. Basic biochemical laboratory procedures

2. Cellular biological and biochemistry theory and techniques

3. Carbohydrate characterization of various bioactive and novel fluorescent glycoproteins and their contribution to observed activity

4. HPLC protocol development

5. Computer programs to include Microsoft Word and Excel

6. Scuba and marine field ecology research

Ability to:

1. Operate laboratory equipment to include thermocycler, HPLC, spectrophotometer, fluorometer, microplate reader and fluorescence microscope

2. Work independently

3. Communicate effectively

4. Be detail-oriented

5. Be highly organized

6. Multi-task

7. Take initiative

8. Start and complete projects

9. Be flexible and willing to function on a fast-paced and changing work environment

Desirable Qualifications:

Previous research experience and M.A./M.S. in Chemistry/Biomedical Sciences.

Working Conditions:

1. Minimal occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals or biohazard materials is anticipated.

2. Personal protective equipment will be provided to reduce or eliminate exposure to routine or limited hazardous chemicals or infectious agents.

3. Position contingent upon continued availability of grant funding.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $19.85 /hour

Job Location:

  • Honolulu, HI

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • molecular biology: 1 year
  • lab technician: 1 year
  • biochemistry: 1 year
 


Title Associate Research Scientist
Categories Academic
Organization National Center for Natural Products Research, University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy
Location Oxford, MS
Website http://pharmacy.olemiss.edu/ncnpr/
Contact dpasco@olemiss.edu
Job Information

The National Center for Natural Products Research at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is seeking applications for an Associate Research Scientist. For additional information and to apply, please go to jobs.olemiss.edu.
The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer

 


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