North Carolina Central University
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|Working Title||Laboratory Instructor|
|Appointment Type||Permanent - Full Time|
|FTE||1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months|
|If time limited, duration date|
|Primary Function of Organizational Unit|| |
The missions of BRITE are applied research and workforce development. Its research focuses are drug discovery and health-related research in areas such as neuroscience, cancer, antimicrobials, cardiometabolic disease, infectious diseases, lung disease, and plant genetic engineering. Through the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, BRITE offers programs at the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. levels and provides students with scientific competency and laboratory experience to work in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, or to fully prepare them to pursue advanced studies.
|Primary Purpose of Position|| |
The main responsibilities of this position are to assist the Principal Investigator of the BRITE Institute and Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, on educating and training undergraduate and graduate students on the synthesis of biologically active molecules. He/she will maintain, train and assist students/researchers on using a 500 MHz NMR, LCMS, GCMS and Isco Combiflash Purification System instruments. He/she will also work with the PI on drug discovery and natural products synthesis research projects and assist in manuscript and grant proposal preparations.
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities|| |
Candidates must have a strong background in organic chemistry with demonstrated experience in organic synthesis, asymmetric synthesis, synthesizing biologically active small molecules and natural products. Experience in using analytical instrumentation such as a NMR, LCMS and GCMS is desired. Emphasis is on proficiency in synthetic organic chemistry, asymmetric synthesis, natural products synthesis and good oral and written communication skills in English.
|Minimum Education/Experience|| |
A PhD/MS degree with a minimum of three years or a BS degree with a minimum five years of work experience is required.
|Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation|| |
|Equal Opportunity Employer|| |
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
|Date desired for closing or initial review|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Date Position Available|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
- Cover Letter
- Teaching Philosophy
- Writing Sample
- Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3
- Other Document
- DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
- List of References
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