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Protein Crystallization Scientist

Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Sep 28, 2022

Job Details

Position Description:

Since its inception in 1996, the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Engineering has brought innovative, real-world engineering education to Central Virginia. Comprised of five different departments plus the Dean’s office, the College of Engineering enrolls more than 1,700 undergraduate and 250 graduate students in several degree programs supported by approximately 550 full-time, part-time, and student employees. As part of a premier research university known for tenacity, love of the city of Richmond, and commitment to diversity and access, the College of Engineering values the significant and positive impact of our people and ideas in the promotion of regional and global prosperity involving research and life sciences.

We are seeking a talented and passionate scientist who is eager to be part of cutting edge science and development for protein therapeutics. The project offers unique opportunity to collaborate with scientists and engineers. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in medicinal chemistry, and/or protein crystallization, and biophysical/biochemical characterization. The current position is part-time, non-benefited limited to 28 hours per week, but possible to later convert to full-time benefited position based on performance.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Degree in biochemistry, medicinal chemistry, biophysics, structural biology, bioengineering, or other related field
  • Expertise in protein crystal and science (e.g., biophysics), and/or in protein analytical and stability characterization techniques, and/or in protein preparation and purification
  • Effective communication skills, such as composing manuscripts and presenting results
  • The College of Engineering supports a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. The candidate will demonstrate experience that shows their commitment to fostering such an environment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Interest and ability to mentor junior team members, and ensure laboratory safety
Salary Range: $20 -$28 hr

Position Details:

Employment Type: H1 - Hourly
Restricted Status: Yes
FTE: 0.725
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Sierra Cloud

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