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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Microbiology & Molecular Genetics Cns 10032586
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

Position Summary

The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics seeks to fill a Research Associate position in enzyme biochemical characterization and structure analysis.

One position is available immediately for a Research Associate with experience in molecular biology and protein biochemistry, ideally with structure biology skills, to work jointly in the laboratories of Robert Hausinger and Jian Hu on an NSF-funded project to characterize the Fe(II)/2-oxoglutarate dependent ethylene-forming enzyme. We seek an excellent scientist with hands on training in molecular biology, protein expression/purification, and structure determination by x-ray crystallography.

This is a full-time, 12-month fixed-term position with reappointment contingent on satisfactory performance and available funding.                                                                                                                                                                                          

Required Degree

Doctorate -Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biol

Minimum Requirements

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in biochemistry, biophysics, molecular biology or other field closely related to protein structure and enzyme characterization.

Desired Qualifications

The successful applicant will have demonstrated skills in molecular biology and protein purification. Experience in structure characterization is highly preferred.

Required Application Materials

Please submit a statement describing relevant skills, research accomplishments, and research interests, a current CV, and contact information for three references.

Review of Applications Begins On

08/06/2019

Website

https://mmg.natsci.msu.edu/

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