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Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow
Institution: University of New England
Location: Biddeford, Maine, United States
Duties: tissue dissection, protein isolation and cellular sub-fractionation; phospho-protein enrichment, affinity purification for mass spectrometry; 1D/2D PAGE and Western blotting; preparation of samples for liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry; analysis of proteomic datasets (pathway enrichment, gene ontogeny enrichment analysis, use of online tools; two-photon and confocal microscopy; optogenetics/chemogenetics; in vitro and in vivo transfections (viral vectors); mRNA/protein isolation, basic cloning techniques
Requirements: A Ph.D. in biochemistry, neuroscience or a related life sciences field, and 0-3 years of postdoctoral experience. Experience in protein biochemistry, LC-MS, MALDI and software tools for proteomics dataset analysis is highly desirable. Experience in the neurobiology of pain is advantageous but not required
   
Text: Skip to Main Content Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Log In /Create Account Help Policies Our Colleges Post-Doctoral Fellow Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Position Details Position Information Position Type Professional Staff Faculty Track Position Title Post-Doctoral Fellow Employment Status Full Time Months 12 Campus Biddeford, ME Description Post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, ME. Research focuses on protein-protein interactions and neuronal cell signaling underlying chronic pain and the identification of new drug targets, with an emphasis on biochemical and proteomic approaches. Emphasis on collaborative laboratory research, including performance of research techniques and analysis and upholding the highest standards of research integrity and rigor. About The University of New England UNE is Maine’s largest private university, with two beautiful coastal campuses in Maine, a one-of-a-kind study-abroad campus in Tangier, Morocco, and an array of flexible online offerings. In an uncommonly welcoming and supportive community, we offer hands-on learning, empowering students to positively impact a world full of challenges. We are the state’s top provider of health professionals and home to Maine’s only medical and dental colleges, a variety of other interprofessionally aligned health care programs, and nationally recognized programs in the marine sciences, the natural and social sciences, business, the humanities, and the arts. UNE offers a generous comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees. The package includes varied health and dental plans; a retirement plan that includes up to an 8% match; extensive paid leave including holidays, vacation, sick and personal time; and educational benefits. Please visit the Human Resources Benefits site ( https://www.une.edu/hr/benefits ) for additional information regarding UNE’s fantastic benefits package. Responsibilities Performing experiments and managing an independent research project; techniques may include: tissue dissection, protein isolation and cellular sub-fractionation. phospho-protein enrichment, affinity purification for mass spectrometry. 1D/2D PAGE and Western blotting. preparation of samples for liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry. analysis of proteomic datasets (pathway enrichment, gene ontogeny enrichment analysis, use of online tools. two-photon and confocal microscopy. optogenetics/chemogenetics. in vitro and in vivo transfections (viral vectors). mRNA/protein isolation, basic cloning techniques . RT- PCR (quantitative and single cell). Commit to actively fostering a welcoming culture of inclusion and diversity. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications A Ph.D. in biochemistry, neuroscience or a related life sciences field, and 0-3 years of postdoctoral experience. Experience in protein biochemistry, LC-MS, MALDI and software tools for proteomics dataset analysis is highly desirable. Experience in the neurobiology of pain is advantageous but not required. EEO Statement Summary Consistent with federal and state law and University policy, the University of New England is committed to the fundamental concept of equal opportunity for all of the members of the University community. The University prohibits, and will not tolerate, discrimination in employment, the provision of academic services or in any other area of University life based on race, color, sex, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, ethnicity, genetic information, HIV status, or status as a veteran. Prohibited bias factors should not motivate decisions regarding students, employees, applicants for admission, applicants for employment, contractors, volunteers or participants in and/or users of institutional programs, services, and activities. COVID Vaccination Statement (PLEASE NOTE) Employees in clinical settings must meet the State of Maine’s immunization requirements for clinical activity. Posting Detail Information Posting Number 2022PS0152P Open Date Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae Optional Documents Letter of Recommendation Locations and Contact © 2021 University of New England Privacy Policy To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . Any data not saved will be lost. Click 'OK' to keep your session active.
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