Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
1) Under very general supervision of principal investigator, supervise and/or help with the complex technical duties in a laboratory doing non-clinical as well as clinical research.Â
2) Work with animals (small rodents).
3) Renewal and updating of existent and/or completion of new animal research, biosafety and radiation as well as clinical research protocols. Training and supervision of others to take over these tasks.Â
4) Making of culture media and reagents.Â Ordering/receiving.Â Training and supervision of others to take over these tasks.
5) Preparation of sterile supplies including glassware. Training and supervision of others to take over these tasks.Â
6) Maintaining a liquid nitrogen cell bank. Training and supervision of others to take over these tasks.Â
7) Maintain procedure and reagent books.
8) Perform the duties of other team members in the laboratory for backup, demonstration, and training.
1) An excellent knowledge of spoken and written English.Â Excellent quantitative skills are also needed.Â
2) Ability to write up (detailed design) and execute experiments discussed with the principle investigator.
3) Ability to understand the ongoing research projects and related literature, participation in journal clubs and research seminars and training.
4) Ability to guide, motivate and encourage incoming graduate and undergraduate students, postdoctoral fellows, residents and visiting researchers, and to interact productively with other faculty inside and outside the University.
5) Ability to work as a positive team member.
6) Proficiency in computers, particularly data base search and data entry.Â
7) Ability to be a proactive participant/team member dedicated to research exploring the molecular biology and immunology of cancer.
8) Ability to be highly flexible with work hours, and quickly adapt to new projects
Bachelorâ™s or Masterâ™s in biochemistry or related fieldsÂ â“ some experience during college or after finishing college.
1) An excellent understanding of, and experience with, cutting edge molecular biology techniques.
2) An excellent basic understanding of molecular genetics, biology, biochemistry, and immunology.
3) Extensive experience with molecular biology and experiments and associated time constraints.
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