Research Associate-Fixed Term
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Job no: 618667
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College:
College Of Engineering
Institute for Quantitative Health 40001033
Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific
A Research Associate (postdoctoral fellow) position is available in the Gilad Lab in the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) and the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering (IQ) at Michigan State University. The Department of BME offers a unique environment for performing state-of-the-art research with many of the top scientists in the field.
Research project focus:
- Developing novel algorithms for in silico protein and enzyme evolution
- De novo design of proteins and peptides based on desired function
- Validation in biological systems
The successful candidate will be expected to conduct experiments, collect and analyze data, give presentations about research, write papers and provide progress reports, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in the lab.
Review of applications begins on November 25, 2019 and the position will remain open until filled.
Doctorate -Biology/Chemistry/Mathematics/Computer S
PhD or equivalent degree in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or computer sciences are welcome to apply.
Experience with one or more of the following skills is an advantage:
- Computational biology
- Protein engineering and Modeling
- Coding and programming languages
- Cloning and expression
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Required Application Materials
Please submit a cover letter, CV, and names and contact information of three references.
For more information, please visit Dr. Gilad's website: https://iq.msu.edu/assaf-gilad/
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Summary of Health Risks
Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue.
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