Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Perform fully-planned experiments under the direction of principle investigator, or conduct independently components of such experiments, which may include areas such as genotyping, flow cytometry, tumor transplantation, cell culture, cloning/molecular biology, confocal imaging, and histological analyses.
Assist with management of mouse colonies.
Assist with data management, ordering and maintaining inventory of laboratory supplies, prepare solutions adhering to specific instructions, and maintain equipment or specific laboratory resources.
Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree in a biology, cell biology, molecular biology, or biochemistry or Bachelorâ™s degree in another field with relevant coursework, laboratory experience, and a demonstrated understanding of the fundamental concepts of biological sciences or a combination of education, training and experience.
Detail-oriented and organized. Be able to take instructions and execute assignments. Be able to work independently, seeking clarification and guidance where needed.
Demonstrate critical thinking and an aptitude for continuous learning, especially with regard to complex instrumentation and techniques. For someone who demonstrates enthusiasm and aptitude for learning, this position offers the opportunity to strengthen laboratory and research skills, and build new ones.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to adapt. Strong communication skills, including the ability to ask questions and provide updates on work progress clearly and with sufficient technical detail.
Curriculum Vita (required)
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