[Neutron] Research Assistant: Molecular & Structural Biochemistry

Martin, Bob martinrg at ornl.gov
Thu Apr 26 16:31:16 CDT 2007

Research Assistant: Molecular & Structural Biochemistry

Expression and purification of recombinant proteins from bacterial and
eukaryotic sources.


The North Carolina State University Department of Molecular and
Structural Biochemistry (http://biochem.ncsu.edu) and the Spallation
Neutron Source at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (http://www.sns.gov)
have an opening for a research assistant in the Neutron Crystallography
group (http://biochem.ncsu.edu/faculty/meilleur/meilleur.html). 

The candidate will have extensive experience in expression and
purification of recombinant proteins from bacterial sources. Expertise
with recombinant DNA techniques including PCR, DNA cloning, mutagenesis,
is also desired. 

Experience in fermentation and/or protein crystallization would be an

The position will be involved the production of deuterium labeled
proteins for neutron scattering experiments - training in deuteration
techniques will be provided.

The position requires excellent organizational skills and an ability to
work independently.  M.S. in biochemistry, molecular biology or a
related discipline is required. 

The position will be based at ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The
appointment would be for an initial period of one year, extendable to a
second year provided sufficient funding is available and mutual
agreement.  Salary commensurate with experience.


Application Process:

Applications for this position are to be submitted online.  To apply for
this posting, please go to https://jobs.ncsu.edu
<https://jobs.ncsu.edu/>  and search for Position Number 01-57-0706.
Applicants should complete the online Applicant Profile and
electronically attach a cover letter of interest, resume/CV, and contact
information for three references.


Closing date: June 1, 2007

Contact: Dr Flora Meilleur, ORNL, P.O. Box 2008 Oak Ridge, TN
37831-6142, USA. Email: meilleurf at ornl.gov <mailto:meilleurf at ornl.gov>
; flora_meilleur at ncsu.edu <mailto:flora_meilleur at ncsu.edu> 



North Carolina State University is an equal opportunity affirmative
action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, national origins, religion,
sex, age, veteran status or disability. NC State University welcomes all
persons without regard to sexual orientation.


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