Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Student Assistant for the Pathology Department at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
Under the direction of a faculty member, works on research projects and supports the general functioning of the Soto Biomedical Research Laboratory, Piscataway Campus of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, to investigate how cells are polarized during morphogenetic movements using the model organism C. elegans.
Among the key duties are the following:
C. elegans media preparation, glassware preparation and microbial strain maintenance, C. elegans genetics and molecular biology.
To investigate how cells are polarized during morphogenetic movements using the model organism C. elegans.
Work as a team member on an existing research study or to develop and conduct their own individual research under the supervision of the faculty advisor.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Undergraduates majoring in Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology & Neuroscience, or BME will be given preference.
Evidence of responsible attendance at a previous job is required.
Must be comfortable working with other people and interacting with people at different stages of their career.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Technician must be able to work in a laboratory environment.
Some lifting may be required up to 25 lbs.: laboratory items and /or boxes.
Technician must pass employee health clearance, TB Test and required safety training.
Technician will be required to follow all safety precautions in laboratory.
Posting Number: 19ST1824
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 87095
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