The Structural Biochemist will contribute to the integrated research land-grant Mission of the home unit and the IANR, as an effective scholar and citizen, including supporting student recruitment and IANR science literacy.
The duties and responsibilities of the senior research associate are to lead projects lead the research projects focusing on the structure-mechanism relationships of metalloproteins in the redox stress response in bacterial pathogens; assist the PI to manage lab and train new group members; participate in scientific meetings and other appropriate professional activities, and collaborate with other scientists in the Agricultural Research Division and elsewhere in areas of mutual interest.
In addition to the above-described duties, the individual will be expected to accept committee assignments, reporting responsibilities, and other special ad hoc assignments as requested at the administrative unit, college/division, institute, and/or university level.
Recognizing that diversity within a context of inclusivity enhances creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) and the Department of Biochemistry are committed to creating learning, research, Extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of all forms of human diversity. We actively encourage applications from and nominations of individuals from underrepresented groups.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
A Ph.D. degree in biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry, microbiology or a related field.
5+ years of postdoc research experience.
A strong publication record in conducting high-quality research in structural biology and biochemistry.
Expertise in structural biology (protein crystallography and/or cryo-EM) of metalloproteins, large biological assemblies and membrane proteins.
Previous experience in working with oxygen-sensitive proteins and transcriptional regulation.
Demonstrated experience in mentoring students.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to work cooperatively on multidisciplinary projects.
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 70641
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