A Research Associate position in the laboratory of Dr. Brian Walker is available to work in translational research studies on multiple myeloma. Dr Walker's laboratory focuses on the genomics and epigenomics of multiple myeloma.
Research Responsibilities: It is expected that 80% of the incumbent's effort will be spent on carrying out molecular biology research. The remaining time will be on lab organization and safety.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: -DNA/RNA extraction from cell lines and patient material. -Accurate logging of patient material in databases. -Maintaining cell lines in culture -Performing next generation sequencing library preparations for exome and targeted sequencing, RNA-seq, ATAC- seq, ChIP-seq. -Performing real-time quantitative PCR, ddPCR, etc. -Maintaining accurate records of experiments and results. -Experience with animal models would be beneficial but is not required. -Communicate with other team members to ensure efficient running of the lab. -Update protocols as necessary
The Division's research activities are led by world-renowned faculty members developing innovative protocols and driving the standard of care for diseases related to Hematology/Oncology.
The search committee will begin evaluating applications as they are received and applications will continue to be reviewed until positions are filled.
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Indiana University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, color, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, protected veteran status, and religion. Indiana University is a provider of ADA services.
The candidate should be highly motivated with a Masters degree in the area of biology, molecular biology, genomics and/or related areas.
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About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.