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HS/Associate Scientist 1 - req# 10476

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 2/13/2020
Job Reference #: 10476
Keywords: research, laboratory

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HS/Associate Scientist 1

Requisition IDreq10476
Working TitleHS/Associate Scientist 1
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of New Mexico has an immediate opening in Dr. Karlett Parra’s laboratory for an HS Associate Scientist 1 position:

Duties will include the following:

  • Assisting in collaborations with others in the field as studies are prepared and executed in the lab.
  • Planning and implementing a variety of research protocols and procedures while guiding and mentoring undergraduates in the Vatpase field.
  • Providing basic data analyses, summaries, and interpretations for Cellular functions of vacuolar AtPase proton pumps.

The successful candidate will be expected to make major contributions to current efforts to understand mechanistic aspects of these enzymes in the yeast system.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • For individual positions in which driving is a job requirement, a valid NM driver's license and valid UNM driver's permit will be required.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out independent research,
  • Experience mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and practice managing a research laboratory.
  • Experience conducting fungi vacuolar ATPase and/or related membrane transporter research
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals in the past two years.
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentBiochemistry Molecular Biology (801A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date1 year from date of hire
Pay$2,986.30 - $3,732.62 monthly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date10/1/2019
Application InstructionsIt is required that your application reflects that you meet the minimum qualifications in the Education and Employment History sections. Please attached a resume, cover letter describing your research training experience and a curriculum vitae (CV) and at least three (3) supervisory references with names, e-mails, and contact information.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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