Research Technician

California University of Technology
Pasadena, California, United States
13 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

This position will provide technical assistance in support of research efforts being carried out by a Faculty Research Group in the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.

Job Duties

  • Use peptide synthesis, purification, and analysis tools to make and purify peptides
  • Handle the ordering of the peptides through the Caltech system
  • Prepare simple reagents
  • Express certain proteins

Basic Qualifications

  • B.A. or B.S. degree in Chemistry
  • Experience working in a chemistry and biochemistry laboratory
  • Proficient in chemical synthesis and chemical purification methods
  • Experience in preparation of simple reagents
  • Knowledge of laboratory procedures.
  • Excellent attention to details and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a research group.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, bioengineering, or chemical engineering. Some professional experience a plus.
  • Proficiency in peptide chemistry a plus

Supervisory position?