Protein Science Co-op at Moderna

Moderna is seeking an undergraduate Junior or Senior to join its Co-op Program. The candidate will work in the Protein Science group and assist with the investigation and implementation of broad technologies to identify suitable protein detection reagents for use in in vitro potency assays for Moderna’s drug products. Specifically, the candidate will assist with generating and screening antibody fragment libraries to select and validate high affinity ligands against various targets of interest.

Moderna’s Co-Op program is a full-time opportunity beginning January 2022 through June 2022. Interested candidates should be available for full-time work during this timeframe.

What you’ll do:

  • Generate antibody fragment libraries for in vitro phage display
  • Utilize various display methods for antigen presentation
  • Isolate B-cells following in vivo immunization for screening against diverse targets
  • Perform biopanning, affinity screening, and selection of high affinity ligands using flow cytometry
  • Use plate-based methods to express, purify, and characterize recombinant proteins for binding and favorable biophysical properties (expression, solubility, stability, etc.)
  • Perform quantitative analysis of data and assist in the preparation of reports for the Protein Science group and other stakeholders

Learn more and apply here.

Entry-Level Research Chemist Position

PPG Specialty Synthesis Group is seeking an entry-level Research Chemist for their process development team located in Monroeville, PA. The research chemist’s principal responsibility is developing a robust synthesis and purification method for novel OLED emitters.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop scalable synthetic processes for OLED emitters that are reproducible and cost effective through a thorough scientific approach.
  • Evaluate the synthesis for new emitters as they are identified. Provide samples using a commercially feasible synthetic strategy.
  • Advance technology used in the laboratory to improve process development understanding and reduce cycle times (EasyMax/Optimax, EasyViewer).
  • Analyze and interpret analytical results and make process changes as necessary.
  • Provide support for scale up of new products by technicians in both a kilo lab and plant setting.
  • Help support existing commercial as well as pre-commercial and developmental products.
  • Support the use of quality tools (critical thinking, DOE, statistical analysis etc.) as applicable in the development of new processes.
  • Hands-on laboratory experiments using common chemistry equipment and instruments (HPLC, UPLC, GC).
  • Effectively communicates within the work team and provides clear and concise documentation of technical results.
  • Works in a safe manner. Reads, understands and follows all pertinent SOPs.

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Chemistry.
  • Entry level, no industry experience required.

Apply here.

Job Opening: Organic Chemistry Lab Supervisor

The Ohio State University: Newark is hiring an Organic Chemistry Lab Supervisor. The position requires a Bachelor of Science, so this may be of interest to CBC graduates.

This is a full time position. Check out this document to learn more. The job is not yet posted on Workday, so you can contact Dr. Jose Cabral (cabral.1@osu.edu) for more information or to apply.

Job Opening at Mettler Toledo

The company is accepting applications for a full-time Laboratory Technical Phone Specialist in Columbus, Ohio. Accepted applicants will provide phone support to sales personnel and field service technicians, perform and document laboratory experiments, provide training to customers and colleagues, and travel to work on difficult product installations, among other duties.

This opportunity is available to graduates with a bachelor’s degree in Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, or Engineering. You will also need at least two years of technical support or technical training experience, excellent customer service and communication skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office software.

Mettler Toledo offers benefits such as medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, etc.

For a full list of duties and benefits and a link to the application, visit this site.

HJF Job Openings

Henry M. Jackson Foundation

HJF is seeking applicants for a position as a Clinical Research Assistant. In this position, you will participate in a brain injury research group. HJF is looking for individuals with a B.A. or B.S. in a science or health field. For this position you will need to relocate to Bethseda, MD, as you will be working in the Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine Acute Studies Core at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, the Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD, and the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. Find out more about this position and apply here!

HJF is also seeking applicants for a position as a Clinical Research Coordinator in San Antonio, TX. This position supports the Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program at the Brooke Army Medical Center which is a 6-9 month long program. To apply for this position, you need a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline and certification in cardiac life support. Find out more about this position and apply here!

Chemist Specialist Position

First Solar in Perrysburg, OH is looking to hire a full-time Chemist Specialist I to their team. First Solar is one of the leading global manufacturers and providers of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) systems using advanced thin module and system technology, and has developed, financed, engineered, and operated some of the world’s largest and most successful PV power plants in existence.

The Chemist Specialist I position is responsible for conducting routine analysis following defined methods in support of recycling, wastewater, raw material production, procurement, and refinement.

Some Requirements include:

  • At least 3 years experience in an analytical lab environment/academic equivalent
  • Experience involving polymer analysis, thermal analysis, and wet chemistry preferred
  • Associate’s Degree in Chemistry or related field required, BA or BS in Chemistry or related field preferred
  • General knowledge in laboratory procedures (prepare samples, perform analyses, handle toxic/flammable materials, etc.)

More specific job descriptions, skill/competency requirements, and details on applying can be found here.  

Stone Lab Accepting Applications for Two Full-Time Positions

These postings close February 24, 2019.

Assistant Director of Stone Lab: Under the direction and guidance of Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Lab Director, the Assistant Director of Stone Lab oversees all aspects of Stone Laboratory operations maintaining the lab’s reputation as a program and facility dedicated to cutting-edge scientific research, education and public outreach.

Position Highlights:

  • Supervises Stone Laboratory managers
  • Address the needs and operations of facilities and grounds, vehicles and vessels, etc.
  • Strategic planning
  • Staff training, recruitment, and management
  • Donor relations
  • and more!

Find more information, requirements, and the application here.

Water Quality Research Assistant: Assists Research Coordinator with current Stone Laboratory research projects and visiting researchers at the laboratory.

Position Highlights:

  • Assist in sample collection from Lake Erie
  • Conducts laboratory experiments
  • Quality control
  • Analytic chemistry analyses
  • Write reports to Ohio EPA
  • and more!

 Find more information, requirements, and the application here.

Chemical Evolution Summer Research Program

APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2019

The Center for Chemical Evolution (CCE) is currently taking applications for a summer program. Selected individuals will spend 10 weeks doing full-time, paid research in chemical evolution and origins of life chemistry. Students will be trained in research methods, data analysis, and written/oral communication of their results. You may be asked to present your research in a formal poster session, and approved posters may be published on their program website.

Depending on the specific school and advisor you are interested in, your application will be folded into an existing program at that school. The program to which you are assigned will give you the chance to participate in seminars such as how to choose a graduate program, scientific ethics, and careers in science.

Through the course of the 10-week program, you will be expected to devote 40 hours a week to research, and to participate in all seminars, workshops, discussion groups, and activities as scheduled, as well as all laboratory meetings, journal clubs, safety training and other such activities as requested by your mentor. You will also be asked to update program organizers of all your future academic developments for program assessment purposes.

The deadline to apply is February 15. Details and the application can be found on the CCE REU website. If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact Education Director Christopher Parsons.

 

What’s different about the CCE?

The CCE is part of the NSF CCI program, and it brings together diverse investigators (including undergraduate researchers) into teams to collaborate on a grand societal problem: understanding how life emerged. In addition, they share their findings with the world through the arts. You can check out some of their outreach projects on their website.

Full-Time Chemistry Teaching Position

Village Academy Schools in Powell, Ohio is seeking an adjunct Chemistry/Physical Science teacher for the academic year, to begin effective immediately.

Village Academy Schools seek to educate college-bound students who not only wish to become self-fulfilled individuals but also to function as responsible, compassionate citizens of the world.

This position teaches classes for Upper School General Chemistry, Advanced Placement Chemistry (AP), and Physical Science. Apart from specific teaching activities, teachers are also responsible for establishing an encouraging environment for the academic and personal development and success of their students.

Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Valid Ohio teaching licensure is preferred but not required.  Previous teaching and/or industry experience is considered a plus. Must be able to pass a BCI/FBI check, as well as pass a drug test.

Applicants should forward their resume to Tres Marangoni, Head of School: marangonit@villageacademy.org

More information can be found in the position description.

Full Time Positions with ProteoSense

ProteoSense is coming to campus to conduct interviews for full time research opportunities! ProteoSense is commercializing breakthrough solid state biosensor technology for the biomedical, environmental and food markets with initial entry into the food safety market planned for 2017. ProteoSense’s handheld testing system, RAPIDSCAN, is a disruptive bio-detection sensor for multiple time-critical and remote applications. They are validating a new candidate technology and swiftly approaching development of their first beta product. We have full-time paid opportunities for entry level scientists and/or summer internships. We are looking for driven, scientifically curious candidates who take ownership of their work and have an eye for detail. These candidates should be excited by the opportunity to work in a highly interdisciplinary entrepreneurial field.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research on electrochemical biosensor development.
    Must carrying out experiments but also understand and expand upon existing technologies and practices.
    Collection, processing, and analysis of data
  • Participate in laboratory management, maintenance, and cleaning.
  • Participate in laboratory demonstrations.
  • Performs literature searches and brings ideas to the table.
  • Will own one or more project(s) based on aptitude

 

  • 60% Laboratory research on biosensor development, including literature review
  • 15% Data analysis
  • 15% Lab management and organization
  • 10% Assist in range of activities and customer engagements to support growth of the business

Pay and length of appointment negotiable with opportunity to renew based on performance and funding.

Proteosense is located in the Rev1 venture development facility at 1275 Kinnear Road, Columbus OH. Location features on-site parking, as well as easy access to campus area bussing for Ohio State students.

They are using the FutureLink/Buckeye Careers system to process applications. To be considered for an on campus interview you must log in to your FutureLink/Buckeye Careers account and submit a resume to posting ID#25325570

Students can log in at http://futurelink.osu.edu to apply!