Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is an independent, ever-evolving philanthropy that supports basic biomedical scientists and educators with the potential for transformative impact. We make long-term investments in people, not just projects, because we believe in the power of individuals to make breakthroughs over time.
We are currently looking for a highly motivated Research Specialist to support the lab of Dr. Keiko Torii at the University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas. The Torii lab has a long-standing interest to unravel how plant stem cells function and contribute to growth and development, with specific emphasis on signal transduction pathways and underpinning genomic/epigenomic mechanisms.
Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in biochemistry, biophysics, structural biology, molecular biology, or a related scientific field and at least 5 years of relevant research experience. Preference will be given to a candidate with previous experience in walking the process of construct design, recombinant protein expression, purification, crystallization, protein-ligand binding, data collection, and structural analysis. Applicants should include their list of publications on their resume/CV along with contact information for 3 professional references.