&*Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences
&*experience with standard protein purification techniques including affinity, ion exchange, and size exclusion chromatography; analysis of protein purity by SDS-page gel electrophoresis; and determination of protein concentration by Bradford assay and OD 280nm.
&*Familiar with AKTA PURE and related protein chromatography instruments
&*Must exhibit the ability to solve problems, be self-motivated and capable of working independently, while contributing to a project team environment
&*Highly organized and effective at multi-tasking, with the ability to run several purification experiments simultaneously
&*Attention to detail and ability to keep accurate records
&*Conscientious, with a strong work ethic
&* Adherence to Good Research Practices
&*Proficiency in column chromatography for proteins, protein concentration, and protein analytical techniques will be key to this position.
&*Good written and oral communication skills and strong computer skills are essential
&*Protein purification and analytics work, including the hands-on execution of purification and/or characterization of protein reagents for structural biology and biochemical assays.
&*High-throughput purification of recombinant proteins for crystallization studies and biochemical assays using standard chromatographic methods and automated parallel processing systems
&*Lysis of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell pellets and clarification of lysates by centrifugation
&*Protein purification by affinity, ion exchange, and size exclusion chromatography
&*Analysis of protein purity using SDS-page gel electrophoresis