Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Department of Pathology is seeking an experienced biologist to serve as a lab manager and research technician for the laboratory of Dr. Russell Ryan, MD. In addition to general lab management responsibilities, the successful applicant will assist in projects related to functional genomics and transcriptional regulation in lymphoid malignancies. The Ryan Lab utilizes cutting-edge tools for the genome-wide analysis of enhancer function and regulation in normal and malignant lymphocytes.
Biological research technician duties (70% of time) may include:
Lentivirus production and use for genetic manipulation of cell lines
Targeted genome editing or manipulation (CRISPR-Cas9 system)
Chromatin immunoprecipitation of histone marks and transcription factors (ChIP-Seq)
Next-generation sequencing library preparation and data production
Retrieving and processing human lymphoma samples from tissue or blood.
Lab manager duties (30% of time) will include:
Ordering, organizing and inventorying research equipment and materials
Scientific and administrative record-keeping
Personnel on-boarding and off-boarding
All work and data must be meticulously recorded and organized
The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual interested in a career in biological research or medicine
Technically meticulous when conducting experiments
Highly organized in record-keeping
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Independent, intellectually passionate and able to display scientific initiative
Experience in computational data analysis (Linux, Python, R) is desirable, and may qualify the applicant for a higher-level position – please inquire.
1-2 years of research laboratory experience (pre- or post-graduation) required. Experience in mammalian cell culture and basic molecular biology techniques strongly preferred.
BA or BS, with a concentration in the biological sciences.
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