Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Affirmative Action No.:: 20H215
Department:: NeuroSci Cell Bio Physiology-SOM
Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate: $18.00
Duties: The successful applicant will work under the guidance of a Principal Investigator (PI) performing general lab maintenance and conducting experiments. The PI's laboratory has ongoing projects focused on the role of endothelial tissues in Alzheimer’s disease. Projects involve a variety of technical approaches spanning from in vitro assays and cell culture to animal studies.
Bachelor’s degree in science with 2 or more years prior laboratory experience required. Experience in preparation and manuscript writing highly desirable. Applicants should be proficient in cell & tissue culture; microplate-based assays; DNA and protein analysis; immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence microscopy; animal handling and rodent surgeries. Prior laboratory experience, ability to quickly acquire new technical skills, and positive attitude is a must. The successful applicant will be expected to work independently with minimal direct supervision from the PI.
M.S. or Ph.D. in relevant scientific field is a plus.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
“General lab organization, ordering reagents and supplies, maintenance and genotyping of animal colony, planning and execution of laboratory experiments, data preparation and analysis – 95%”
“Assistance with supervision of students and other lab members – 5%”
This is a grant funded position with continuation dependent on funding. Special contract terms and conditions of employment apply.
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