Job ID: 107685

Research Scientist

University at Buffalo

  • Jun. 6, 2018
  • Research Scientist
  • Physiology and Biophysics
  • University at Buffalo
    Buffalo, NY
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Chemistry - Biochemistry
    Biology - Neuroscience/Neurobiology
    Biology - General
    Biology - Biochemistry

Position Summary
Duties include performing independent research. Employee will perform biochemical, molecular biology and electrophysiology experiments. This activity will entail making cDNA mutations, purifying proteins, carrying out mammalian cell culture, fabricating glass micro-electrodes and applying these to cells to record electrical activity, and quantitative analysis of the activity patterns using computer software. Employee will interpret the results with regard to protein structure/function and synapse formation and development. They will be responsible for formulating the exact experimental protocols and writing up the results of the experiments and analyses for publication in scientific journals. Employee will also be expected to present the results at scientific meetings.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Physiology, Pharmacology, Biophysics or a related field. Experience in investigating neuromuscular synaptic development, receptor chemistry, structure-function analyses of proteins, binding of small molecules to proteins and/or the kinetics of transitions between different conformational states.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s or PhD in Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Physiology, Pharmacology, Biophysics or a related field

Contact Information

Contact’s Name Janet Jordan
Contact’s Title Research Technician
Contact’s Email
Contact’s Phone 716-829-3573

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