This position is in the Macromolecule and Vaccine Stabilization Center (MVSC). The MVSC is focused on the characterization, stabilization and formulation development of biopharmaceuticals and vaccines (recombinant proteins, peptides, nucleic acids, inactivated and live viruses/bacteria antigens) for a wide variety of clients and collaborators from academia, industry, government agencies and non-profit groups. http://www.mvsc.ku.edu/
70% Perform experiments as directed or trained. These duties include carrying out directed as well as original research experiments relative to the mission of the lab. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to perform experiments on an individual basis that pertain to current research topics in the laboratory. Design experiments employing techniques such as cell culture, qPCR, and viral plaque assays Keep accurate and detailed records of experiments performed.
10% Routine lab management - These duties include but are not limited to the evaluation and maintenance of laboratories stocks and supplies, including ordering of supplies, management of laboratory records and laboratory documents, equipment maintenance and coordination of BL2 lab safety documents.
10% Write reports - These duties include graphing and presenting data, writing technical reports for the lab, and preparing standard operating procedures (SOPs).
10% Assist other laboratory members with experiments. These duties will include assisting other members of the laboratory under the discretion of the principal investigator or other members of the laboratory.
Contact Information to Applicants
Emily Thomas Dykes 785-864-4937
Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application includes: an online application through KU employment website, cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. The cover letter and resume should clearly indicate how you meet the required and preferred qualifications.
Review of applications begins April 12, 2019. Applications accepted until position is filled.
Advertised Salary Range
Minimum $36,731 / commensurate with qualifications and experience
Application Review Begins
Anticipated Start Date
University of Kansas - Lawrence
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Mon - Fri, 8:00 - 5:00
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