Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Conduct research under the PI’s direction; perform experiments using cell biological and molecular methods in both cell culture and mouse models; image cells and tissue sections using confocal, fluorescence, and immunohistochemical microscopy; analyze cells and tissues using flow cytometry; maintain a laboratory notebook; write up results and present them in lab meetings; read scientific literature based on the projects
25% Mouse husbandry:
Maintenance of transgenic mice colonies including breeding, weaning and genotyping
20% Lab administration:
Maintain lab equipment, reagents, and databases; order reagents for laboratory members
Assist in the training of incoming lab members, including undergraduate students
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
· Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
· Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
· Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
· Excellent retirement plans with employer match
· Disability and employer paid life insurance
· Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
· Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, or a related scientific discipline, or education in biology or biochemistry and one year of work-related experience or a combination of education and work experience totaling five years.
Experience with flow cytometry, cell culture and mouse husbandry.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Experience with qRT-PCR and western blotting.
Ability to read and evaluate scientific papers
Ability to write up scientific results and contribute to editing manuscripts
Strong computer and organizational skills
Internal Number: 335026
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