The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of California, Davis invites applications for one Junior Specialist in biochemistry and structural biology to join the lab of Dr. Jennifer Cash.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Research (85%): This position will entail carrying-out protein production and purification and performing biochemical, biophysical, and cell-based assays and experiments to understand RhoGEF signaling and regulation. The candidate will summarize data, prepare figures, and have the opportunity to assist in writing manuscripts for publication and grant proposals. The candidate also will be responsible for ordering lab supplies, maintaining equipment, overseeing lab safety, developing protocols, making lab stocks, and maintaining cell culture lines (bacterial, insect, and mammalian) as well as other lab management duties.
University and Public Service (15%): The candidate will present their research in weekly laboratory meetings. The candidate will also mentor incoming lab personnel.
SALARY RANGE: A reasonable estimate for this position is $51,300 at Step 1 (@ 100%) or $54,600 at Step 2 (@ 100%) Junior Specialist NEX: A reasonable estimate for this position is $24.57/hr at Step 1 or $26.15/hr at step 2
CLOSING DATE: For full consideration applications should be received by September 22, 2023.
TERM OF APPOINTMENT: Short-term, one- to two-year appointment based on the needs of the lab. Appointments may be made up to 100%.
TO APPLY: Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, a research statement describing their research experience and skills, and a curriculum vitae. Documents must be submitted as PDF files. Applicants should also provide contact information for two or three references.
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