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Research Technician in Cryogenic Electron Microscopy

Posted: 06/23/2024

Support structure-function studies of cytoskeletal proteins that control signaling downstream of adherens junctions and focal adhesions with implications in cancer and heart diseases.
Structure-function studies of novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis targets in collaboration with Professor Luiz Carvalho.
Support ongoing research in cell biology, molecular biology, protein expression, purification, biochemistry, cryogenic electron microscopy, and protein crystallography.
Organize and keep laboratory area clean.
Attend regular laboratory meetings.
This position requires a high level of focus and attention to detail, especially during the setup and analysis of experiments. Candidates must be physically capable of moving around the lab, opening doors, carrying items, squatting, reaching over their heads, operating lab machinery and pipettes and handling delicate items with both hands. The RT will receive appropriate training by institute and members of the lab on how to work in these settings.
EXPECTED SALARY:         
Commensurate with experience.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:      
Bachelor's degree in appropriate area of specialization or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:   
Applicants with experience in either protein biochemistry or cryogenic electron microscopy are preferred.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:              
In order to be considered, please upload your resume and cover letter.
Please provide names and email addresses of three to five references as part of the application process. When ready, the hiring department will contact the listed references via email requesting their reference letters to be uploaded directly to the application website.
This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See the Qualified Positions link on our applicant FAQs page for a list of eligible positions.
For any inquiries, you may contact Dr. T. Izard, at t.izard@ufl.edu.
This position is open until filled.
This is a time-limited position.
HEALTH ASSESSMENT REQUIRED:            
No.
To apply for this position, visit https://jobs.ufl.edu/ Job number for this vacancy is <532060> and the deadline date to apply is <until filled>. If accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2HRS or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).
The University of Florida is an equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida invites all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under the Florida Sunshine and Public Records laws.
REQ # 532060

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