Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) Design, implement, and interpret experiments under the supervision of the principal investigator and senior lab personnel, with the goal of publishing the work in high-quality journals.
2) Perform supplemental research activities, such as: maintaining detailed records of experimental data, meeting with the principal investigator and other lab personnel to discuss experiments, participating in weekly lab meetings, and reading the scientific literature.
3) Assist with general lab duties, such as: maintaining our Drosophila stock collection, ordering supplies, shipping reagents to other labs, preparing solutions, and assisting in the training of new lab members.Â
1) Knowledge of genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology
2) Knowledge of research techniques and methods 3) Knowledge of basic chemistry
4) Familiarity with standard molecular biology lab equipment
5) Ability to use Microsoft Office 6) Ability to work independently and as part of a team 7) Analytical skills 8) Problem-solving skills
9) Organizational skills 10) Attention to detail 11) Verbal and written communication skills
1) Moderate physical activity which includes reaching for materials, carrying materials, safe handling and manipulation of chemicals and biological materials according to approved protocols, writing, computer use, standing at the bench, and bending at the waist/crouching to access certain pieces of equipment.
2) Requires the ability to stand for long periods of time, very good manual dexterity and the ability to perform fine motor tasks.Â
1) Degree in the biological sciences or related fields.
1) Research laboratory experience in one of the following areas: cell biology, developmental biology, molecular biology, or genetics.
Required Documents 1) Resume or CV
2) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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