I have one research assistant position available in my lab at
Brown University in Providence. Rhode Island. Please apply using this
link, but feel free to email me directly as well for
The desired candidate will be responsible for performing routine lab work including media preparation, the preparation of solutions and stocks, cloning, large-scale protein _expression_, protein purification using Akta/NGC chromatographic systems, protein characterization using functional and biophysical methods (EMSAs, activity assays, circular dichroism), and protein crystallization. Additional responsibilities include performing general lab administration, which includes the organization and maintenance of lab databases and stocks, ordering, data entry and other duties as assigned. Applicant should be highly motivated with thorough, methodological and accurate work habits. The ideal candidate has a strong ability to multi-task, has good communication skills, and the ability to work as a part of a team, as well as independently.
Biological laboratory experience is required. Previous experience with molecular biology techniques (PCR, vector construction, nucleic acid extraction), protein _expression_, biochemistry (protein purification, enzyme assays, immunoblotting) are required. Knowledge of crystallization is desirable, but not required, and training can be provided. Position is available immediately.
Alexandra M. Deaconescu, B.E., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry Brown University For mail: 70 Ship St. G-E4 Providence, RI 02903 For courier (FEDEX): 70 Ship St. Chestnut St. Loading Dock Providence, RI 02903 Phone: 401-863-3215 Lab website: http://deaconesculab.com Administrative Assistant: Mr. Ray Windsor (phone: 401-863-7446)