The position will join a laboratory research team and work on antivirals including vaccine and drug development against multiple viral pathogens. This individual will conduct experiments such as molecular cloning, protein expression and purification, virus infection and neutralization, and drug screening. The position will also provide support for the project or lab management.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. 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:
Bachelor's degree in biology or biochemistry related field and three years of research experience in molecular biology and biochemistry. Proficiency with computers, Strong verbal and written communication skills
Master's degree in virology, microbiology, or biochemistry related field. Strong knowledge and experience in protein purification and protein-associated methods such as SDS-PAGE, Chromatography, Western blotting, SPR, and ITC are desirable. Skills in data analysis using GraphPad Prism is beneficial.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.