Job Description

Requisition Number 06501
Department Name: Molecular Medicine - FL
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Research Assistant II - Huang Lab
Position Summary:

We are a new laboratory at Scripps Research that aims to unveil and exploit the molecular underpinnings of glycan-regulated biological events within the context of the proteome. Some of the biological systems of interest include embryonic stem cell differentiation, fibrosis, muscle development, and macrophage activation.

Under minimal supervision, independently and in collaboration with others perform research and conduct a wide variety of standard laboratory procedures for projects; analyze data and interpret results; investigate, troubleshoot and modify methods and procedures as necessary; may assist in designing experiments; may provide routine equipment maintenance as well as guidance/training to other department personnel; perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned.  

Location: Florida
Additional Information:
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:

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skill and abilities have been attained. Requires 3-5 years experience. Candidates possessing a Master’s degree, 2+ years experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Substantial experience in the study of glycans, including glycan nomenclature, chemical synthesis and characterization of glycans (NMR, HPLC, MS)
* Some experience in the analysis of glycan-binding interactions
* Proficiency in standard biochemical techniques (SDS-PAGE, Western blotting)
* Some background in bio-conjugation reactions and in molecular modeling
* Experience in the analysis of complex glycans, including N- and O- modified glycans, glycosaminoglycans
* Familiarity with glycan biosynthesis enzymes
* Experience in mass-spectrometry based proteomics

Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Scientific & Technical
EEO Statement

The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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