Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is seeking a Student Assistant for the Pathology department at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Under the direction of a faculty member, the student will work on research projects and support the general functioning of the Nanda Protein Evolution and Design Research Laboratory, Piscataway Campus of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, to investigate mechanisms of protein evolution in the context of the geosphere and cellular metabolism.
Among the key duties of this position are the following
Writes bioinformatics scripts analyzing protein structures, maintains a digital lab notebook, and presents findings regularly.
Under the direction of a faculty member and a postdoctoral fellow, the student will work on research projects and support the general functioning of the Nanda Protein Evolution and Design Research Laboratory, Piscataway Campus of Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Investigates the connection between protein modules and the evolution of metabolic pathways and the metal availability within the geosphere over time.
Works as a team member on an existing research study or to develop and conduct their own individual research under the supervision of the faculty advisor.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Must be a Rutgers' student.
Undergraduates majoring in Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology & Neuroscience, or BME will be given preference.
Evidence of responsible attendance at a previous job.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must be comfortable working with other people and interacting with people at different stages of their career.
Salary: $10 per hour
Posting Number: 20ST1827
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 120847
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