The department of Neurology is looking for a research technician. The position is for a research technician who will contribute to ongoing experiments in the laboratory of Dr. Jeffrey B. Miller. The studies will focus on mechanisms of pathogenesis in muscular dystrophies with a particular emphasis on FSHD. Among the experimental approaches that will be used are RT-PCR, construction and production of viral vectors, immunofluorescence microscopy, culture of human muscle cells, immunoblotting, enzyme assays, and confocal microscopy. We are a small laboratory group in which it may be necessary to carry out many types of experiments; and we value the intellectual, as well as experimental, contribution of every member of the laboratory.
Candidates should have a bachelors degree in a relevant discipline, e.g. molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, biomedical engineering. In addition, candidates should have one or more years of research laboratory experience, for example through undergraduate thesis research or through previous experience as a research technician.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 7522
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