Assistant/Associate Professor- Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Medical University of South Carolina Department of Biochemistry
South Carolina
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
May 6, 2023

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Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology
Position Type
Full Time
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The successful candidate will independently carry out the research projects and efficiently and productively conduct complex experiments, have the ability to independently plan and perform research projects without supervision. Demonstrate skills in cellular, molecular, and biochemical techniques and the ability to evaluate experimental results and troubleshoot problems. Have the ability to analyze the experimental data and write the manuscripts for publication and maintain an up-to-date, organized, and legible lab notebook that records all experiments and tests in detail. Have the ability to train new postdoctoral fellows, technicians, and graduate students


Additional Job Description

Research Faculty Research Faculty MUSC Physical Requirements (Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift) Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work in all cold temperature extremes, i.e. spot coolers. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 72 inches, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 72 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift and carry objects up to 15 lbs. a distance of five (5) floors and to outlying buildings. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually. Ability to work alone in isolated areas, such as darkrooms. (Frequent)

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

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