The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. RESPONSIBILITIES:The candidate will perform assigned tasks requiring the application of standard procedures and techniques that have already established in the laboratory, under immediate supervision, and be compliant with the pre-established guidelines. Specifically, this position will:Conduct tasks/experiments with recombinant proteins corresponding to subsections of von Willebrand factor.Express and purify the proteins and then perform biophysical characterization assays such as differential scanning fluorimetry and circular dichroism.May be required to teach the techniques used in work to others working the same project.May be trained for other techniques as needed.The candidate is expected to interact in a collaborative manner with other team members and co-workers, in addition to supervisor, providing technical support after being trained, such as techniques protein purification and characterization, performance of biophysical characterization assays such as differential scanning fluorimetry and circular dichroism.Contribute toward the publication of a manuscript on the lab's work.The candidate will provide written reports to the PI/supervisor, present at lab meetings and contribute ideas/research summaries in collaborative manner to others in the lab.REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology or other life sciences.1-3 years of experience in research setting.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Working knowledge of expression and biophysical characterization of peptides. Working knowledge of von Willebrand factor, a protein involved in haemostasis. Desired Qualifications:Working knowledge of how to express, purify and characterize subsections of von Willebrand factor, and then perform biophysical characterization assays such as differential scanning fluorimetry and circular dichroism.Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.? These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.? Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select
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