Lexington, KY, USA
A scientist II opportunity is available at the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, at the University Kentucky.
In this role, your primary duties will include
•Conduct independent and collaborative research in a variety of areas related to the molecular characterization of metabolic diseases. Expertise in working with mice, molecular biology expertise, protein purification expertise, microscopy expertise, Western blotting, and/or mass spectrometry are all beneficial.
•Oversee implementation of new methods by coordinating with other lab members in the establishment of said methods.
•Disseminate research results and methodology, specifically the methods sections for client publications or grant applications.
•Lead or contribute the writing of manuscripts and data presentations.
•Manage technical staff involved in mass spectrometry services
•Disseminate of research results and developments at internal and external scientific meetings and in peer-reviewed scientific publications
The ideal candidate should possess experience with the following
•A highly organized multi-tasker who pays attention to detail and values research integrity.
•PhD. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biomedical Life Sciences.
•Demonstrated computer skills for the analysis of metabolomics data is required.
•Previous experience in processing and analyzing large datasets (i.e., metabolomics data, NGS data, genome annotation or developing analysis pipelines).
•Ability to work independently yet be a team player.