Postdoctoral Research Associate I
- University of Arizona
- Location: Tucson, AZ
- Job Number: 7069843
- Posting Date: Sep 16, 2020
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionA postdoctoral research associate position is available in the research group of Dr. Mark Van Dyke in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Arizona. The postdoc will perform research in biomaterials, and utilize protocols to clone, express and purify recombinant protein-based starting materials. As part of their training, the postdoc will also be responsible for instructing and overseeing the work of undergraduate students, and will be expected to pursue multiple, independent projects.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities
Recombinant protein production, purification and characterization
Mammalian cell culture
Biomaterial coating, device fabrication and testing
Training and supervision of undergraduate students
Ph.D. in biochemistry, chemistry, biomedical engineering or related field.
2-3 years of prior experience, particularly in the area of recombinant protein synthesis, purification and characterization, and demonstrable proficiency (e.g. publications and/or dissertation work) in these areas.