Opportunities

 

TWO Postdoctoral FELLOW PositionS

for a September 1, 2016 start date

Protein Chemist: Some specific and future responsibilities include:

  • Formulation of concepts and models to drive experimental decisions and to explain results
  • Design, execution, analysis, and organization of experiments
  • Protein Isolation from complex matrices
  • Development of Aptamer-Protein detection systems.
  • Creating protein-aptamer conjugates.
  • Detection of Proteins in complex matrices using a variety of detection techniques.
  • The position will involve the utilization of fluorescent DNA nucleobase mimics for the characterization of aptamers structurally and their ability to interact with proteins.

 

Requirements:

The candidate should have demonstrated experience in Protein Chemistry and an interest in industrial product development settings.  Specific requirements include:

  • Experience in protein purification and protein detection systems.
  • A background in nucleic acid chemistry and aptamer development would be beneficial.
  • Working knowledge of organic synthesis 
  • Experience working with industry partners and meeting tight deadlines
  • Extensive experience with laboratory protocols and safety
  • Highly creative, motivated, organized, and execution-oriented
  • Demonstrated consistent ability to learn, apply creativity, and solve problems
  • Demonstrated planning and prioritization skills
Requested application documents: Detailed CV, letter of motivation, 2 letters of recommendations within 3 years
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Canada
519-824-4120