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Opportunity: Research Assistant (#76668) @ Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory -- Berkeley, CA (US)
Submitted by Hannah; posted on Saturday, December 07, 2013
Submitter BACKGROUND:
Under the general direction and supervision of the principal investigator (PI) and the direct oversight beamline scientists, the Research Assistant will assist with the SIBYLS and HHMI wet-laboratory space that includes ensuring all equipment is operational and well maintained, provide user support for mail-in services and aid beamline scientists in their respective research.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Laboratory and General Assistance:
* Receive, catalog, and prepare samples from collaborators and users for structural characterization.
* Assist in the data entry on UNIX, OSX and Windows based computers.
* Assist in the day-to-day preparation of buffered solutions and media for beamline personnel.
* Perform assigned general laboratory duties as requested by the scientists and PI.
* Place purchase orders with vendors.
* Responsible for daily maintenance of work area.
* Assist with maintaining equipment including Mill-Q purification system, PCR, AKTA Explorer and Ettan, BioRad HPLC and refrigerators and freezers.
* Maintain laboratory compliance with safety regulations.
* Maintain inventories of essential laboratory consumables.

Research Support:
* Assist in performing expression of proteins in bacteria, including maintenance, growth and harvest of bacterial cultures for special projects.
* Practical experience in optimizing cell-free protein synthesis.
* Assist in performing separation and preliminary analysis of proteins using chromatographic techniques.
* Use standard molecular biological techniques to subclone genes for recombinant expression.
* Assist with duties using biochemical laboratory equipment, including BioRad HPLC system, BioRad C1000 quantitative PCR cycler, centrifuges, UV-VIS spectrophotometers, pH meters, balances, etc.
* Maintain an accurate and detailed laboratory notebook of all work performed. Ensure that others can duplicate results.

REQUIREMENTS:
* Experience and course work within the last 4 years in cell and molecular biology.
* Demonstrated experience with common biochemical laboratory equipment, including BioRad HPLC system, prep- and ultra-centrifuges, UV-VIS spectrophotometers, pH meters, etc.
* Demonstrated experience in liquid chromatographic techniques.
* Knowledge of basic molecular biology techniques.
* Demonstrated ability to organize, analyze and document research activities and maintain laboratory experimental records.
* Familiarity with basic computer spreadsheet software to perform data analysis.
* Experience using personal computers using programs such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
* Experience with various cell free protein synthesis systems.
* Experience with long-transcript RNA transcription and purification.
* Good interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
* Ability to work as a team member to accomplish research goals.
* Willingness to work flexible hours.
* Ability to multi-task efficiently.
* Ability to perform routine responsibilities independently, work dependably and flexibly.

PREFERENCES:
* Bachelor's degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, chemistry, or related field.

TERMS:
This is an indefinite (career) appointment.

LOCALE:
Berkeley, CA

HOW TO APPLY:
For full consideration, follow the link to the job posting and apply directly to Berkeley Lab. As part of the online application process, please complete a profile, including uploading attachments relevant to the opportunity. Be sure to reference where you found the position (Bioinformatics.Org).

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POLICY:
Berkeley Lab is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to the development of a diverse workforce.

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