A dynamic research laboratory in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is seeking an individual to contribute to ongoing proposals and review articles pertaining to metabolic engineering, T cell therapy, and vaccine development. The research assistant will aim to further the Betenbaugh Lab and its members’ understanding of these topics in order to help their efforts towards the aforementioned topics.
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Note: This position is not eligible for benefits.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator, the individual will work with team members to review existing literature and utilize this information in the form of proposals, review articles, and experimental design with industrial partners.
This position also requires an understanding of cell engineering and cell metabolism to make sure work is suitable to the chemical engineering field.
The selected individual may also assist with special and related research projects and other tasks as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in related discipline.
Some related experience.
Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
PhD or Masters in Chemical Engineering or a similar field.
Coursework or experience in related discipline, including metabolism and cell engineering.
Knowledge of existing pharmaceutical platforms for therapy and production (CHO, T cell therapy, etc)
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to utilize mass spectrometry data sets or design experiments to acquire this data
Strong analytic skills
Strong verbal, written, and organizational skills
Self-starter with the ability to multitask and drive projects to completion
Enthusiasm for new challenges, using advanced techniques and creativity to find novel solutions.
Classified Title: Research Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CD Starting Salary Range: $16.26-$22.35 Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001486-Dept of Chemical and Biomolecular Engrg Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering
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