Post-Doc Fellow, Biswas Lab View
The University of Kansas Medical Center - Kansas City, KS

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Participate in studies which contribute to current research in Dr. Indranil Biswas' laboratory. These studies include, but are not limited to studying molecular pathogenesis of streptococcal disease. The project is aimed towards understanding the role of various transcriptional regulators on gene expression in various streptococci. Duties include designing and conducting experiments; analyzing data; maintaining lab records, preparing manuscripts based on the results of the experiments, presenting data at meetings and conferences (when necessary); general lab maintenance and upkeep. Occasional supervision of technicians and students is also expected.

This position will be a limited term appointment.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or related field. Ph.D. candidates in final preparation of degree requirements will be considered pending confirmation of expected degree completion.

Preferred Qualifications

One year related research experience after Ph.D. completion.

Instructions for applying

Please complete an electronic application and click the "Apply for this Posting" button at the top of the page.

THE FOLLOWING FIELDS ARE USED FOR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION

Duty (1) Description

Conduct mentored research in bacterial gene-regulation including DNA-protein interaction, molecular genetic studies, and protein isolations.

Duty (1) Essential or Marginal

Essential

Duty (2) Description

Perform data analysis, prepare data for presentations (oral and written), write manuscripts and other research documents.

Duty (2) Essential or Marginal

Essential

Duty (3) Description

Maintain laboratory equipment and computers.

Duty (3) Essential or Marginal

Marginal

Duty (4) Description

Occasional mentoring of students.

Duty (4) Essential or Marginal

Marginal

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Duty (6) Description

Duty (6) Essential or Marginal

Duty (7) Description

Duty (7) Essential or Marginal

Duty (8) Description

Duty (8) Essential or Marginal

Duty (9) Description

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Duty (10) Description

Duty (10) Essential or Marginal

Mental/Cognitive Requirements:
Communication

Comprehend and use basic language, either written or spoken, to communicate information and ideas

Yes

Comprehend and use technical or professional language, either written or spoken, to communicate complex ideas

Yes

Calculation

Perform numerical operations using basic counting, adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing

Yes

Perform Complex quantitative calculations or reasoning using algebra, geometry, statistics, or abstract symbols

Yes

Problem Solving

Formulate and apply appropriate course of action for routine or familiar situations

Yes

Use logic to define problem, collect information, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, interpret information and deal with abstract variables for unique or unfamiliar situations

Yes

Other Mental/Cognitive Requirements (please describe)

Physical Activities

Repetitive Motion - Repeating movements of arms, hands, wrists

Frequently (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day)

Talk - Express or exchange ideas verbally

Frequently (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day)

Hear - Perceive sound by ear

Constantly (5.5+ hours/day)

See - Obtain impressions through the eye

Constantly (5.5+ hours/day)

Level of physical activity

Sedentary

Physical Requirements

Kneel- Bend legs at knee, come to rest on knees

Crouch/Squat - Bend body down and forward, bending legs and spine

Crawl - Move on hands, knees and feet

Climb - Ascend/descend ladders, stairs, ramps

Sit

Stand

Walk - Move about on foot

Average distance per shift

Stoop - Bend downward and forward at waist

Lift - Raise or lower 10 lbs. from one level to another

Lift - Raise or lower 25 lbs. from one level to another

Carry - Transport an object

Push - Press with steady force, thrust objects forward, downward, outward

Pull - Drag or tug objects

Turn/twist - Move a body part in circular motion

Bend - Bend downward and forward by bending the spine at waist

Balance - Exceeding ordinary body equilibrium

Reach - Extend hands and arms in any direction

Handle - Seize, hold, turn with hands

Ability to distinguish color

Other Physical Activity (please describe)

Average amount of time for other physical activity

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