Postdoctoral Fellow-McLaughlin Lab-2

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

Title:

306-NN - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Business Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Additional Titles:

Location:

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, all WSU employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation no later than October 18, 2021. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccine or an approved accommodation for new employees will be verified no later than October 18, 2021. If the effective date of appointment is October 18, 2021 or later vaccine or approved accommodation status will be verified prior to first day of employment. Please reach out to Human Resource Services (HRS) at hrs@wsu.edu or 509-335-4521 if you have questions regarding this.

Summary of Duties:

The Institute of Biological Chemistry at Washington State University has multiple positions open for postdoctoral researchers in the Peters’ research group. We are a diverse group with multiple projects that study fundamental biochemistry related to solving key structural and mechanistic details of proteins such as hydrogenases, nitrogenases, carboxylases, and electron bifurcating enzymes. The postdoctoral positions would involve collaboration with other members of the lab in addition to other institutions to analyze and define the mechanisms of bioinorganic enzymes. The selected candidate will design and conduct experiments in the lab, analyze data, prepare project reports, and publish research results in peer-reviewed journals. The selected candidate will also be expected to provide training for undergraduate and graduate students.

Washington State University is located in the heart of the Palouse in Pullman, WA. The position offers benefits such as medical, optical, dental, and retirement.

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

FTE: 100%
Tenure Track: No

Position Term in months: 12

Minimum qualifications:

  • PhD in biochemistry or equivalent.

  • Expertise in protein purification and characterization by biophysical methods.

  • Effective written and oral skill, which includes communication with others from different fields and backgrounds.

  • Be a motivated and creative individual.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in anaerobic techniques including expression, purification, and sample preparation under strictly anaerobic conditions.

  • Experience in protein crystallography including crystal preparation and data analysis.

  • Experience with various instrumentation such as FPLC, HPLC, and UV-Vis.

Additional Information:

Additional Job Description

Permanent/Temporary: Temporary

City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164

Area/College: College of Agricultural , Human, and Natural Resource Sciences
Department Name: Institute of Biological Chemistry
Department Link: https://ibc.wsu.edu/
Screening Begin Date: Screening of applications will begin July 6, 2021, and will continue until the position has been filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Upon selection for interview Applicants will be contacted by the department and required to submit 3 letters of recommendation prior to the time of interview.
Required Documents:
1) Resume
2) Cover letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu .



Title:

306-NN - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Business Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Additional Titles:

Location:

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, all WSU employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation no later than October 18, 2021. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccine or an approved accommodation for new employees will be verified no later than October 18, 2021. If the effective date of appointment is October 18, 2021 or later vaccine or approved accommodation status will be verified prior to first day of employment. Please reach out to Human Resource Services (HRS) at hrs@wsu.edu or 509-335-4521 if you have questions regarding this.

Summary of Duties:

The Institute of Biological Chemistry at Washington State University has multiple positions open for postdoctoral researchers in the Peters’ research group. We are a diverse group with multiple projects that study fundamental biochemistry related to solving key structural and mechanistic details of proteins such as hydrogenases, nitrogenases, carboxylases, and electron bifurcating enzymes. The postdoctoral positions would involve collaboration with other members of the lab in addition to other institutions to analyze and define the mechanisms of bioinorganic enzymes. The selected candidate will design and conduct experiments in the lab, analyze data, prepare project reports, and publish research results in peer-reviewed journals. The selected candidate will also be expected to provide training for undergraduate and graduate students.

Washington State University is located in the heart of the Palouse in Pullman, WA. The position offers benefits such as medical, optical, dental, and retirement.

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

FTE: 100%
Tenure Track: No

Position Term in months: 12

Minimum qualifications:

  • PhD in biochemistry or equivalent.

  • Expertise in protein purification and characterization by biophysical methods.

  • Effective written and oral skill, which includes communication with others from different fields and backgrounds.

  • Be a motivated and creative individual.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in anaerobic techniques including expression, purification, and sample preparation under strictly anaerobic conditions.

  • Experience in protein crystallography including crystal preparation and data analysis.

  • Experience with various instrumentation such as FPLC, HPLC, and UV-Vis.

Additional Information:

Additional Job Description

Permanent/Temporary: Temporary

City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164

Area/College: College of Agricultural , Human, and Natural Resource Sciences
Department Name: Institute of Biological Chemistry
Department Link: https://ibc.wsu.edu/
Screening Begin Date: Screening of applications will begin July 6, 2021, and will continue until the position has been filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Upon selection for interview Applicants will be contacted by the department and required to submit 3 letters of recommendation prior to the time of interview.
Required Documents:
1) Resume
2) Cover letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu .


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