Biological Scientist II

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
Closing date
Oct 19, 2021

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*Job no:* 518361
*Work type:* Staff Full-Time
*Location:* Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
*Categories:* Agriculture/Life Science/Vet Medicine, Research/Scientific/Grants
*Department:*60100000 - AG-MICROBIOLOGY / CELL SCI

Classification Title:Biological Scientist II
Job Description:Maintains plant cultures in the growth chamber and also the greenhouse.

Performing general cloning and protein sample optimization. Reports results to Principal Investigator.

Performing plant inoculation and other infection studies. Records data and reports to PI.
Performing enzymatic assays on purified proteins. Records data and reports to PI.

Assists lab personnel with laboratory techniques.

Assists with the PI in managing the lab by ordering, maintaining chemical inventory, disposing of biological waste, and acting as biological safety contact between lab and EHS.
Expected Salary:Commensurate with experience
Minimum Requirements:Bachelor's degree in biology or a closely related field and three years of relevant experience; or a Master's degree in biology or a closely related field and one year of relevant experience; Doctoral degree in biology or a closely related field.
Preferred Qualifications:Experience with performing molecular cloning techniques, protein purification, and enzymatic assays is preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants:In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three references.
This is a time-limited position.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
Health Assessment Required:No
*Advertised:* 28 Sep 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
*Applications close:* 28 Oct 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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