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As part of its joint NIST/UMD research programs focused on developing analytical, biophysical and structural biology methods for applications in biotechnology and biopharmaceutical development, the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research (IBBR) seeks a laboratory technician to support organic synthesis of molecules for surface tethering and biomolecular tagging; solid phase peptide and oligonucleotide synthesis; HPLC purification methods; and analytical analysis including use of mass spectrometry (MALDI) and solution NMR. Additional duties include serving as administrator for analytical instrumentation and ordering of group lab supplies. The successful candidate should have experience in organic chemistry and analytical methods, including HPLC, mass spectrometry and NMR.

IBBR is a joint research enterprise of the University of Maryland, College Park, the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. IBBR leverages state-of-art integrative methods for bioanalytical, biophysical and structural characterization of biomolecules: cryo-electron microscopy, nuclear magnetic resonance, x-ray crystallography, small angle neutron and x-ray scattering and mass spectrometry. IBBR researchers seek to advance therapeutic development, biomanufacturing, and state-of-the-art measurement technologies, to support accelerated delivery of safe and effective medicines to the public. IBBR is a major initiative and supported in part by the University of Maryland Strategic Partnership: MPowering the State (MPower) , an initiative designed to achieve innovation and impact through collaboration.

POSTING DATE: 09/12/2022

CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. BEST CONSIDERATION DATE: 03/15/2023

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/104594



  • B.S. in Chemistry or related fields


The candidate should also have general knowledge of chemistry.


Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.


The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Women, minorities, LGBTQ+, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.