The Research Technician will provide technical assistance in all aspects of animal model development, including but not limited to: mouse handling, surgeries and husbandry, imaging, preparation of reagents and biological samples, polymerase chain reaction genotyping, RT-PCR, immunohistochemistry, western blot, flow cytometry, behavioral analysis, tabulation and calculation of data.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Mouse breeding, genotyping, imaging, and sample preparation
Immunohistochemistry, Western Blot, Flow Cytometry, rodent behavior
The successful candidate will have good communication skills and high adaptability; basic knowledge of Mac and PC computers; general knowledge of basic lab function. Proficiency with handling animals is absolutely necessary. Candidate must possess the ability to multitask and work together with a number of different staff (including other research technicians, undergraduate, graduate and medical students and post-doctoral fellows) in a highly collaborative and fast paced research environment. Additionally, experiments require collecting and analyzing data from a large number of animals, and maintain accurate records all on a daily basis. Candidate must be motivated and self-disciplined.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's Degree in chemistry, experimental psychology, biology, or related discipline.
1 year of basic science laboratory experience, including handling animals, and familiarity with common biochemical assays.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Must be available to work on weekends as needed.
Salary Plan: RS
Salary Grade: 07
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: STARK NEUROSCIENCES RES INST (IN-SNRI-IUINA)
Internal Number: 70616
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