Research Scientist in Chemistry

California, United States
04 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Sep 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Research Scientist will report to Professor Alison Ondrus and is a full time, regular staff assignment. The Research Scientist will technically contribute to ongoing scientific research within the lab.

Job Duties

  • Prepares protein samples for crystallographic and conducts biochemical function assays.
  • Performs sophisticated data analysis and collaborates with researchers on interpreting results.
  • Designs and coordinates experiments to study, investigate, test, and solve relevant problems.
  • Collaborates with research groups in developing and testing highly sophisticated systems, and contributes to the development and design of experimental techniques.
  • Conducts literature research, produces monthly reports of scientific findings, and presents findings at meetings, scientific organizations or conferences.
  • Writes technical reports to summarize findings and make presentations.
  • Partners with Principal Investigator on writing and submitting new research proposals.
  • Oversees operational aspects of the laboratory including hazardous waste removal, purchasing supplies, and monitoring of compliance with safety standards and policies. Maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs instruments.

Basic Qualification

  • PhD degree in chemistry with at least two years postdoctoral experience.
  • Experience writing technical papers and making scientific presentations.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
  • A high level of initiative.
  • Ability to manage multiple deliverables and deadlines.

Required Documents

  • Resume