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Molecular Biologist Research Associate Position @ UT Austin USA

Molecular Biologist Research Associate Position @ UT Austin USA

Molecular Biologist Research Associate Position @ UT Austin USA: The University of Texas at Austin, informally UT Austin, UT, University of Texas, or Texas in sports contexts, is a public research university and the flagship institution of the University of Texas System. Founded in 1881 as “The University of Texas,” its campus is in Austin, Texas—approximately 1 mile (1,600 m) from the Texas State Capitol. The institution has the nation’s seventh-largest single-campus enrollment, with over 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 24,000 faculty and staff. Molecular Biologist Research Associate Position @ UT Austin USA

Molecular Biologist Research Associate Position @ UT Austin USA

Research Associate – Research Associate – Molecular Biologist

Hiring department: Mbs-PI-Lambowitz

Monthly salary: $4,167

Hours per week: 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM

Posting number: 17-05-10-01-0708

Job Status: Open

FLSA status: Exempt

Earliest Start Date: Immediately

Position Duration: Funding expected to continue

Position: open to all applicants

Location: Austin (main campus)

Number of vacancies: 1

Molecular Biologist Research Associate Position @ UT Austin USA

General Notes

All applicants must submit a letter of interest, current CV including analysis of publications listed, and three letters of reference/recommendation – two of the three must be from outside UT-Austin. This position is for one year with the possibility of renewal based on performance and available research funding.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: 3 letters of recommendation – 2 of the 3 letters from outside UT Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information

Purpose

To obtain, with a high degree of independence, experimental data in order to study group II intron and other reverse transcriptases and their applications in next generation RNA sequencing, transcriptomics, analysis of non-coding RNAs, and RNA based diagnostics.

Essential Functions

Conduct independent research experiments using a wide variety of techniques, such as biochemical assays and electrophoresis, growth of bacteria, preparation of plasmid DNA, cloning and mutagenesis of plasmid DNA, isolation of RNA and DNA from cells, PCR and RT-PCR, Southern and Northern blotting, and reporter assays, protein expression and purification, in vitro mutagenesis, and biochemical assays, Next-generation RNA sequencing, RNA-seq library construction, and data analysis. Write manuscripts and assist in the preparation of reports, abstracts, manuscripts and proposals. Make presentations at lab meetings, attend lab meetings and other meetings. Order chemicals and supplies specific to current project. Provide instruction, assistance and mentoring to graduate students.

Marginal/Incidental functions
Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

  • PhD in molecular biology, biochemistry, molecular biology or closely related field.
  • History of research productivity as evidenced by a strong publication record in top journals.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise a high degree of independent judgment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with a culturally diverse group of faculty, staff, and students, including the willingness and ability to mentor graduate students.
  • Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant laboratory experience with various molecular biological techniques. Three years of post-doctoral experience in a relevant field.

Working conditions

May work around chemical fumes May work around biohazards May work around chemicals Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity

Molecular Biologist Research Associate Position @ UT Austin USA

To Apply & View Original Notification: https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/170510010708/?source=biochemadda

 

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