Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
A Researcher 1 position is available in the Herschhorn Lab at the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota. We are a new and energetic research group that works on exciting directions to understand and target HIV-1 host interactions at the molecular and cellular levels. A successful candidate will be assist research efforts of multiple groups to develop new type of HIV-1 vaccines, performing basic procedures under general supervision with reporting and compliance added responsibilities. This is a unique opportunity to learn the most advanced molecular immunology and virology methods with the exposure to the development of new directions in scientific research. Questions about the expected research work can be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Department of Medicine Website: https://www.dom.umn.edu/bio/idim-faculty/alon-herschhorn
75% - Research Duties include providing support to ongoing experiments in the research group. After a short training period, the successful candidate will work under the guidance of senior scientists to follow experimental protocols, to help with protein expression and purification in mammalian cells, and to design primers for and perform site directed mutagenesis.
20% - Lab Administration and Analysis Duties include maintenance of scientific equipment, making buffers and solutions, running autoclave, and analysis of experimental results
5% - Other Duties as Assigned
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials. Required: • BA/BS in a related field or a combination of related education and work experience to equal four years • Proficient record keeping • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, and Power Point) • Ability to work independently, problem-solve, work in a fast-paced environment, and multi-task • Team player, proactive, open-minded, creative and willing to learn • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships with others at various levels • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Preferred : • Enthusiastic to work in new lab studying virus host interactions • Experience in basic molecular biology methods
Internal Number: 338002
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