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Job Summary The necessary skills include PCR, handling mice, and behavioral analysis. The candidate will assist in developing database curator tools for maintaining and retrieving scientific data. Candidate will be required to do lab manager duties that require own judgement as well as being able to mentor lab members.
Writing and amending all protocols
Providing lab guidance to new students/postdocs
Maintaining lab equipment
Managing mouse colony
Genotyping and troubleshooting
Performs advanced modifications and testing of scientific protocols, computer software, tools or equipment used for scientific research
Lab manager duties
Other duties as assigned
Conduct moderately complex lab procedures and/or experiments which include setting up equipment, preparing samples, specimens, solutions, reagents, cultures, animal surgeries etc., carrying out and/or modifying experimental procedures
Recording observations, performing data analysis and reporting results to researchers
Bachelor's degree in Biology or related field or equivalent combination of education
Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously required
Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with all levels of staff
At least 2 years of lab experience with small animals strongly preferred.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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