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Biochemist Protein and Diseases Marker discovery

College of Medicine, Al Imam University
Saudi Arabia
January 01, 2017

General Description

Health and Biomedical Research Center is a new facility at Al imam university in Riyadh, that has been established to undertake research in Cancer, Diabetes, Obesity, Cardiovascular and infectious diseases using the latest technology provided by state of the art Genomics, Proteomics, Clinical Mass spectrometry, Drug design, histology and animal studies platforms.

Role: Assist with the development and improvement of current and future Core technologies and services

Essential responsibilities include:

• Act as a supervisor for the Protein Assay service platform

• Perform cloning, protein expression and purification from eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells.

• Operate and maintenance of AKTA micro protein purification system.

• Determine binding and kinetics parameter using fluorescence spectroscopy.

• Perform multiplex assay using Luminex and other immunology/antibody based assays.

• Perform protein crystallization experiments.

• Oversee maintenance of critical instruments and reagents.

• Organizing and record keeping of collected data. Conduct comprehensive data analysis..

• Maintains the integrity of the laboratory database through LIMS

• Oversee ordering of reagents and supplies, primarily for mass spectrometry experiments.

Work Experience Requirements

• Experience in molecular cloning, cell culture, eukaryotic protein expression, and protein purification is essential

• Proven scientific and technical skills in analytical troubleshooting and problem solving

• Excellent organizational, data analysis, technical writing, and communication skills

• Proven teamwork and collaboration skills

Education Requirements

The position requires a Msc or PhD. in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology or a closely related field and at least 3 years experience.