Research Assistant II- Valente Lab

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Palm Beach
Categories: Biology/Life Science, Grant or Research Administration
Department:37042120 - SR-IM-VALENTE LAB

Classification Title:

Research Assistant II 

Job Description:

The Valente laboratory is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, and organized research assistant II that will be helping a Staff Scientist to characterize the molecular interactions occurring between host proteins and viral proteins to modulate HIV expression, along with determining the mechanism of small molecules active against HIV.

Duties will include:

Performing a variety of biochemical, bio-cellular, microbiology, and virology experiments e.g. cell culture, cloning, flow cytometry, western blot, protein and chromatin immunoprecipitations, protein production, nucleic acids extractions and purifications.

The candidate should be flexible, able to multitask, independently motivated with an ability to work in teams, and should have the ability to communicate clearly through oral presentation and technical writing.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with experience. 

Minimum Requirements:

A bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four years of experience; a masters degree and two or more years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with small molecules active against HIV.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

Please provide names and email addresses of three to five references as part of the application process. When ready, the hiring department will contact the listed references via email requesting their reference letters to be uploaded directly to the application website.

This is a time limited position.

This position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately.

Health Assessment Required:  Yes

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