Researcher II (Full-Time)
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

A one hundred percent (100%) time term position in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is available starting February 2018. The position is funded by startup funds.

Description of Duties and Position:

  1. Cleaning in the laboratory and ordering chemicals and reagents
  2. Perform tissue culture and conduct bioenergetics experiments
  3. Maintain documentation and operate and maintain general laboratory equipment
  4. Supervise graduate and undergraduate student workers conducting research in the laboratory
  5. Instructing others in the use of equipment and techniques
  6. Explore new methods such as human cell line transfection and/or live-cell fluorescence microscopy under the supervision of the principal investigator
  7. Acquire, compile, analyze, and present data obtained from experiments
  8. Assist the principal investigator with preparing and editing research proposals, abstracts, and professional publications

Minimum Desirable Qualifications: A Master of Science or Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, or a related field. B.S. applicants must have at least two years relevant experience.

Appointment and Salary: Salary will be dependent on the experience of the applicant and will be in accordance with university guidelines. Maximum salary is $2916.67/month.

Effective Date of Employment: March 1, 2018, or as soon as possible.

Application Deadline: February 16, 2018, or until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae and names and telephone numbers of three references to:

Dr. Ramesh Gupta
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
School of Medicine
Mail Code 4413
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1245 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Email: rgupta@siumed.edu

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.