Employment Opportunities

Research Biologist

Apply now Job No: 497916
Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff, University Staff
Department: Environmental Microbiology - 4369
Pay Grade: P2 - Exempt
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Position Summary: Microbiology and molecular biology research and development position in the area of fuels and energy that requires strong expertise and hands-on experience with microbiology and molecular biology research techniques and instrumentation.
Minimum Qualifications:

B.S. with 3 years of experience post-graduation or M.S. degree in microbiology, molecular biology, biomolecular sciences, biochemistry or related fields. Key qualifications include experience with BLS 1/2 microbiological techniques, bacterial and fungal cultivation, recombinant DNA techniques and cloning, preparation of media, buffers and solutions, PCR, qPCR, cDNA, agarose electrophoresis, nucleic acids isolations, protein purification, SDS-PAGE and Western Blot, ELISA, FPLC, microscopy, technical report writing and presentations.
A minimum of three years of related experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated proficiency with microbiological and biomolecular techniques, previous research in molecular and environmental microbiology, general understanding of next-gen DNA sequencing and bioinformatics, use of bioreactors / fermentors.
Other beneficial skills include familiarity with genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics, and Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS) platforms.
Demonstrate high motivation, innovation, critical thinking, and capacity to work independently in an R&D environment. A record of R&D accomplishments that include peer-reviewed publications and other technical writings in microbiology and molecular biology is preferred.

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Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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