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Job ID: 108172

Research Scientist
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York


Date Posted Jun. 20, 2018
Title Research Scientist
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Department Physiology and Biophysics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
  • Buffalo, NY
    United States
 
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Physiology/Human Physiology
    Pharmaceutical Sciences
 
 

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 jcjordan@buffalo.edu
Contact’s Phone 716-829-3573


 
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