NMR Research Specialist
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute currently has an opening for a PhD-level NMR scientist to join Dr. Dorothee Kern's laboratory as a Research Specialist. This unique position, in the Department of Biochemistry at Brandeis University (located 10 miles west of Boston MA), is suitable as a partnership with Dr. Kern. It offers the opportunity to collaborate with a variety of cutting-edge scientists within the Brandeis University community.
Dr. Dorothee Kern uses biophysical analytical techniques to unravel the dynamic personality of enzymes, signaling proteins, and the molecules they affect. The NMR Research Specialist will be responsible for overseeing NMR spectroscopic activities including training of graduate students and postdocs. You will also be responsible for implementing and optimizing new pulse programs.
The laboratory is equipped with Inova Varian 600, 500 and 400 MHz NMR spectrometers, and a Bruker Advance II 800 MHz spectrometer with cryoprobe. 900 MHz spectrometers are available in Boston and at UC Boulder. Brandeis University provides significant personnel support for hardware management and maintenance that will allow you to focus on advanced scientific studies.
The Research Specialist position provides PhD-level scientists the opportunity to work in a stimulating academic research environment and to continue their scientific development. You will collaborate on exciting ongoing work with lab members and have the opportunity to establish an independent research project.
To apply for this position, click on the link below. Please submit a cover letter, attn: Dr. Dorothee Kern, that includes three references, along with your resume/CV.
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