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Biologist I

North Chicago, IL 60044

Posted: 11/29/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 592803 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target PR Range: 17-27/hr
*Depending on experience

The Proteasome Sciences (PS) Team is seeking a motivated scientist who is interested in a multidisciplinary position. PS is part of the Protein Degradation Platform Team that works in early discovery and development of technologies to induce protein degradation.

The focus of this position is to generate experimental data for machine learning efforts in proteomics, lipidomics, and cell toxicity. The contractor will prepare cell imaging assays, learn chemical biology and analytical techniques, and gain a fundamental understanding of proteasome biology.

Key responsibilities may include:
• Cell culture, treatment, and imaging
• Protein and metabolite sample preparation for mass spectrometry analysis
• Apply chemical biology techniques to study new modalities of protein degradation
• Summarize and articulate results to the PS team

Minimum Qualifications
• Completed a Bachelor’s or Master’s in biochemistry, chemistry, or a related field
• Cell culture experience
• Basic statistical analysis skills
• Biochemical techniques including gel electrophoresis, western blotting, & PCR

Preferred Qualifications (Optional)
• Completed biochemistry and cell biology coursework
• 1-2 years of prior research experience at an academic institution or industry
• Experience operating a mass spectrometer
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