Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Holland laboratory is seeking a highly motivated incumbent to assist in the studying of the molecular mechanisms that control accurate chromosome distribution and the role that mitotic errors play in human health and disease. Our work utilizes a combination of chemical biology, biochemistry, cell biology and genetically engineered mice to study pathways involved in mitosis and their effect on cell and organism physiology. A major focus of the group is to develop cell and animal-based models to study the role of cell division defects in genome instability and tumorigenesis. More information about our work is available on our lab website www.hollandlab.com.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for designing, executing, and interpreting experimental data while under the general supervision of a faculty investigator.
Develop cell and animal-based models to study the role of cell division defects in genome instability and tumorigenesis.
Perform laboratory tasks and complete routine assays following common or established protocols and procedures.
Work requires basic use of scientific methods, procedures and techniques gained through previous training and experience. Uses basic understanding of theory behind experiments and applies basic analytical skills to implement assigned projects, and to identify and trouble-shoot situations needing special attention.
Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform laboratory tests and/or experiments.
Ensures the laboratory and equipment are functioning properly, which may include monitoring inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures while under the supervisor of a faculty investigator.
Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
A strong record of undergraduate research experience.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Working Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Hourly Pay Rate Range: $14.14-19.44/ Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 5 days / 40 hours per week (Some weekends may be required) Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002895-SOM MBG Molecular Biology and Genetics Personnel area: School of Medicine
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