2 Jobs - Protein Biochemistry, Australia

MSLADE at RNA.BIO.MQ.EDU.AU MSLADE at RNA.BIO.MQ.EDU.AU
Tue Jul 9 18:58:01 EST 1996


Enquires to dveal at rna.bio.mq.edu.au

MACQUARIE RESEARCH LTD.

Applications are sought for two positions to work on an R&D
project focusing on the development of flow cytometry for
the detection of specific microorganisms.  The positions
will be based in Macquarie University Centre for Analytical
Biotechnology (MUCAB) in Sydney, Australia.  MUCAB facilities 
are well equipped with the latest instrumentation for monoclonal 
production, flow cytometry and protein chemistry.  

Position 1

1 MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY PRODUCTION SPECIALIST.
Applicant should either have technical qualifications and/or
a degree in Biomedical Sciences.
 
REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS - tissue culture, production of monoclonal
antibodies, skills in the purification of monoclonal antibodies from
ascites fluid, handling laboratory animals.

DESIRABLE SKILLS - flow cytometry, handling pathogenic microorganisms.

Position 2

PROTEIN CHEMIST.

It is likely that the successful applicant will have a degree or 
technical qualifications in biochemistry.
 
REQUIRED SKILLS - Experience in protein purification using modern 
instrumentation (BIOCAD,FPLC, SMART), protein chemistry.

DESIRABLE SKILLS - Experience with coupling fluorochromes to proteins,
experience with flow cytometry, handling pathogenic microorganisms.

Both positions are available for up to 3 years on a Salary of $30 -
$40,000, depending on experience. Opportunities exist for enrolment in a
higher degree for suitably qualified individuals. For further details
contact:

Dr Duncan Veal
Email: dveal at rna.bio.mq.edu.au
Tel: 02-850-8185.

Applications to include resume and names of 2 referees to:

Helen Karuso,
Macquarie Research Ltd, 
Macquarie University, 
NSW 2109.  

Closing date 24 August.
Duncan Veal
Microbiologist
School of Biological Sciences
Tel 02-850-8185.  Fax 02-850-8245
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Martin Slade,
School of Biological Sciences,
Macquarie University,
NSW 2109,
Australia
FAX  (61 2) 850 8174
Phone(61 2) 850 8210
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