The Postdoctoral Associate will be growing cells in fermentation culture conditions to assess the metabolism and quality of cells. The fellow will conduct experiments, analyze the data and prepare it for presentations, grants, and manuscripts. In addition, the fellow will also be responsible for monitoring day-to-day laboratory activities.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Applicants must have a doctorate in Biology, Biomedical/Biochemical Engineering, Microbiology or a related field. Experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and statistical software. Applicants must have a working knowledge of fermentation culture. Applicants should have practical experience with measuring metabolites from cell culture, and other types of quality testing assays.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have extensive experience in cell culture and fermentation techniques as well as metabolic and quality testing. Other necessary skills such as microscopy, and use of ELISA assays and/or in vivo studies are preferred, but not required. Applicants must be experienced in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Applicants will also be expected to aid Dr. Parekkadan with day-to-day tasks in the laboratory, proofreading of manuscripts and proposals, and reviewing papers that are within his/her area of expertise.
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