The School of Biological Sciences welcomes your interest in employment at UMKC.
Research Assistant – Cell Biology & Biophysics
Dr. Sizhen “Jeff” Wang seeks a qualified Research Assistant.
Ion channels, membrane transporters and receptors constitute more than 60% of current drug targets. Using cutting-edge single-molecule imaging and other multidisciplinary approaches, my laboratory aims to visualize structural and functional dynamics, as well as spatial and temporal distributions of these important proteins in their native environments. Our goal is to provide insights into their fundamental function and modulatoty mechanism, and ultimately, to develop novel therapeutic approaches for the diseases associated with these proteins. My lab has state-of-art single molecule imaging facility and a multicultural environment to foster your creativity, value your hard work, curiosity, passion, and launch your own career.
Successful candidates are expected to have solid protein biochemistry background and be familiar with molecular cloning, protein expression and purification using bacterial and mammalian cell system. Experiences in membrane proteins and Matlab programming and imaging processing will be preferred but not required. Candidates are also expected to have a strong work ethic, excellent organizational and communication skills.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
We also welcome graduate and undergraduate students of UMKC and visiting students and scholars of external institutes or abroad. Please send an email to discuss opportunities.
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