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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Natural Science
Department: Chemistry 10032142
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 Chemistry at Michigan State University invites applications for a position of Research Associate (post-doctoral researcher).  This role includes conducting research projects in the Weliky group including but not limited to: biophysical studies of enveloped virus fusion proteins, especially by solid-state NMR.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Physical Chemistry or related area.

Minimum Requirements

Applicants must have a PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, physics, or related area with graduate or postdoctoral experience in solid-state NMR and/or biophysical characterization of proteins, and a strong track record of scientific productivity.

Desired Qualifications

1) Strong knowledge and experience with solid-state NMR; 2) Prior experience in solid-phase peptide synthesis and/or protein expression and purification and/or membrane protein preparation; 3) Ability to work with undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff in a collaborative environment; and 4) Good time-management skills.

Required Application Materials

Cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and email addresses of at least two letters of recommendation.

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