Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Research Technician conducts technical aspects of research studies including: cell culture, microscopy, biochemical analyses as well as data analyses. The position is critical to the success of the projects and could reflect positively or negatively on the Department of Medicine and the School.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Conduct cell culture, microscopy studies, conduct various biochemical analyses such as PCR.
Analyze transcriptomics data using programming tools.
Prepare data for presentations. Meet with investigators to design, plan and interpret studies.
Modify current established procedures for new applications.
Actively contribute to the design of the experimental system.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in science and experience with programming languages.
Knowledge of animal physiology and skilled in cell culture and basic biochemical analyses. Ability and desire to learn new techniques. Ability to troubleshoot studies, problem solve and analyze data. Ability to work independently and also as part of a team. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information. High degree of independence.
Two years of research experience.
Salary Plan: RS
Salary Grade: 07
Campus: IUPUI - Indianapolis
Department: NEPHROLOGY AND HYPERTENSION (IN-NEPH-IUINA)
Internal Number: 76575
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