The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine invites applications for a full-time Researcher II position effective March 2018 or as soon as possible. This position will be a one-year appointment. Re-appointment is contingent upon satisfactory performance and funding.
The applicant will work within a team of scientists, and will be required to supervise graduate and undergraduate student workers conducting research in the laboratory. Day-to-day responsibilities will include: laboratory cleaning, placing orders for chemicals and reagents, tissue culture, conducting bioenergetics experiments, maintaining documentation, operating and maintaining general laboratory equipment, instructing others in the use of equipment and techniques, and exploring new methods such as human cell line transfection and/or live-cell fluorescence microscopy under the supervision of the principal investigator. The successful candidate will acquire, compile, analyze, and present data obtained from various experiments and will assist the principal investigator with preparing and editing research proposals, abstracts, and professional publications. The applicant will work under general supervision and will be responsible for sections of an NIH-funded research program. Those who demonstrate experience in the areas of tissue culture, conducting bioenergetic experiments, and scientific writing and editing will be given preference.
For additional job information go to: https://affact.siu.edu//ap.php. Review of the applications will begin February 16, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names and telephone numbers of three references to: Dr. Ramesh Gupta, Chair, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, School of Medicine, Mail Code 4413, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1245 Lincoln Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants must hold either a Master of Science (M.S.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, or a related field. B.S. applicants must have at least two years relevant experience.