Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
60% Carries out complex, multi-step laboratory procedures specified in protocols or the oral instructions of a postdoctoral fellow / lab manager. These procedures are used to characterize the properties of respiratory pathogens. Selects and adapts equipment, instruments and methods to meet requirements of the laboratory protocols and experimental objectives.
25% Employs a wide variety of biochemical techniques to purify and characterize bacterial isolates and their ability to colonize lung epithelial tissue. Tabulates and graphs data and maintains and updates detailed procedures and results in a lab notebook. Uses the information in the notebook to prepare written and oral progress reports to the PI and the research group.
10% Operates, maintains and calibrates selected apparatus and equipment. Modifies and adapts laboratory equipment to objectives of experiments.
5% Reviews literature as suggested by the PI. Selects relevant facts, techniques and procedures from the literature. Summarizes the findings from the literature.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required Qualifications: BA/BS or a combination of related education and work experience to equal 4 years.
Internal Number: 336525
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