Major responsibilities include: 85 % Bench work • Perform whole-genome DNA sequence analysis • Perform RNA-seq, proteomics, and Tn-seq analyses • Perform PCR, qRT-PCR, nucleic acid and protein electrophoresis • Carry out a variety of assays to examine mode of action for novel antibacterials • Perform focused literature searches relevant to the project • Write manuscript for publication in peer-reviewed journals • Keep research notebook updated
Administrative duties include: 15 % Administrative work • General administrative support to staff members, including undergraduate research assistants • Other duties as assigned
Required qualifications: • PhD degree in biological/biomedical sciences • Prior experience in research laboratory • Communication skills/experience with writing and editing • Professional, positive attitude, ability to work with a variety of people, ability to be part of a team • Strong organization skills, time management skills and attention to detail • Reliable self-starter with ability to show initiative and flexibility
Preferred qualifications: • Work experience in a bacteriology research laboratory • Experience working with genetic manipulation of chromosomal DNA, such as gene knockout in bacterial system • Strong computational skills, previous experience with whole-genome sequence analysis and RNA-seq technologies
Internal Number: 329529
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