Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Job Duties/Responsibilities: • Work with a wide spectrum of laboratory techniques on primary clinical tissue specimens and cell lines, including aseptic cell culture, PCR, RNA sequencing, immunohistochemistry, protein biochemistry (40%) • Laboratory management (30%) • Collect and analyze data (20%) • Assist and work collaboratively with other laboratory members (10%)
This position has a start date on or about 8/1/2019.
Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Science with major in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, or related science/engineering field and a minimum of 1 years lab experience using cell culture and molecular biology techniques or a combination of related experience and education to equal at least 5 years. • Demonstrated desire and ability to work collaboratively with others. • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills. • Previous experience as a highly self-motivated researcher.
Preferred Qualifications: • Laboratory experience using clinical samples, flow cytometry, and/or genomics. • Understanding of and/or experience with RNA seq, PCR, immunoblotting, immunohistochemistry. • Ability to identify and troubleshoot problems. • Good communication and writing skills.
The ideal candidate should have research experience with patient tumor specimens, mammalian cell culture, and standard molecular biology techniques. Genomics experience is preferred. The candidate would have primary responsibility in carrying out a range of experimental techniques and will manage the laboratory. The candidate must be motivated to learn and develop increasing skill with hypothesis generation and the design of experimental strategies. The candidate must be able to work collaboratively with other lab members and assist post-doctoral fellows and graduate students as needed.
Internal Number: 329417
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