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Research Specialist II Department of Biochemistry amp Cellular and Molecular Biology

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The University of Tennessee · Knoxville

Knoxville, TN, United States

Employment Type

Chemistry, Sciences, Biotech, Research, Education

Posted on
Dec 13,2018

Valid Through
Mar 28,2019

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Research Specialist II, Department of Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology','18000001SK','!*!Research Technician IIPay Grade:  36DescriptionThe Das Lab in the Department of Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology seek a motivated, goal-oriented, individual to fill the position of Research Specialist II. Responsibilities involve routine lab maintenance, data collection, interpretation, and documentation to support laboratory/research-related activities. The Das lab is interested in the cell polarization using fission yeast, S. pombe as a model system. Currently our research focuses on unraveling spatiotemporal activation patterns of small Rho and Cdc42 GTPases during polarity establishment. The lab is well equipped with a dedicated 2-D array confocal microscope. Research approaches mainly used in the lab include yeast genetics, live-cell imaging, protein dynamics, quantitative microscopy, and mathematical modeling approaches.Job FunctionsWill perform routine lab duties necessary for smooth running of the lab.Will perform experiments under supervision from PI. Assists in collection of information and data through observation, experimentation, interviewing, and other methods, including the use of electronic equipment and devices.Assists in the evaluation, analysis, and interpretation of collected data under the direction of higher-level research personnel.Incorporate data generated in to mathematical modelsCompile information into report form.Performs other duties as assigned.','!*!Minimum


Education: A minimum of a Bachelor’s

degree in a related field of biochemistry, genetics, or cell biology.

Experience: General knowledge of

laboratory/research techniques, equipment, and terminology. Experience in

microscopy is preferred but not essential. 

Job Skill: Basic knowledge of

biology, and familiarity with standard methods of analysis, and statistics.

Additional Information:

Please attach the following electronic documents

to the application: Cover letter, resume, and the names, email addresses, and

telephone numbers of at least three references.','Research Technical','US-Tennessee-Knoxville','','Biochem/Cell & Molec Biology','Knoxville','Knoxville','Full-time','Dec 13, 2018','Research Specialist II, Department of Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology

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Founded in 1794, UT is big on tradition, and we are proud of our humble beginnings as the first public university chartered west of the Appalachian Divide. We serve the state by educating its citizens, enhancing its culture, and making a difference in people's lives through research and service. By attracting the best and brightest students and leading faculty, we are on track to join our peers in the nation’s Top 25 public research institutions. An aggressive roadmap guides our journey. We are improving undergraduate and graduate education, research, support for faculty and staff, our campus infrastructure, and our resources.

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