Job Description

Requisition Number 06688
Department Name: Molecular Medicine - FL
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Postdoctoral Associate - Spicer Lab
Position Summary:

The successful candidate will be responsible for early drug discovery initiatives focusing on target-based approaches to modulate disease biology using a variety of biochemical high-throughput screening (HTS) drug-discovery assay techniques. This opportunity is for individuals seeking to be trained in advanced skills for industrial scale HTS and procedures relevant to the pharmaceutical industry.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and optimizing a variety of assays and implement them for screening on a fully automated HTS platform. This will require you to perform biochemistry techniques, including protein labeling, expression, and purification. The chosen candidate will be trained to operate and troubleshoot automated liquid handling and analytical equipment as well as to utilize a variety of spreadsheet and data management software systems to generate, analyze, and report data from research efforts.

A Postdoctoral Associate is a direct pay individual in a Division 3 status. Postdoctoral Associates are appointed positions for the purpose of developing scholarly competence, working under the supervision of a TSRI Faculty member. These appointments are normally not renewed beyond a total of six years. Postdoctoral Associates cannot apply for external funding either as a Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator without prior approval from a Departmental Chair. Postdoctoral Associates do not have consulting privileges.

Location: Florida
Additional Information:

Please include your C.V. and a list of at least 3 professional references.

Physical Requirements:

This position works in a laboratory or vivarium environment. Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Biology, Chemistry or Engineering sciences. Background in enzyme kinetics, protein expression/purification, and assay development. Proficiency with operation of common laboratory and analytical equipment. Ability to work with multiple plate readers and cell culture would be a major advantage. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and desire to work in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary collaborative team which will ultimately put them on a path to a pharmaceutical industry position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Postdoctoral
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