Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
About Us: The Wyss Institute's mission is to transform healthcare and the environment by emulating the way nature builds. We harness the freedom of academia and the focus of industry in order to translate revolutionary technologies into commercial products and solutions. At the Wyss Institute, faculty from premier academic and clinical institutions, collaborate with staff scientists, postdocs, graduate students, industry experts, business development leaders, and entrepreneurs across disciplines to invent and de- risk new technologies that don't just succeed at making it to the market – they disrupt it. We support research that universities, companies, and venture capital firms don't fund because they view it as too risky. We prefer to use the word
What you'll need:
Bachelor's degree in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, neuroscience or related field. Advanced education may count towards years of experience.
3 or more years of experience with cell culture and with molecular and cellular biology techniques such as ELISA, western blots, Fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS), or related experience.
Advanced degree in biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, neuroscience or related field preferred.
Industry experience a plus.
Previous experience and ability to operate independently.
Experience with development, optimization and routine performance of ELISAs is strongly preferred.
Previous knowledge and/or experience with rodent handling and tissue preparation is a plus.
Ability to work well independently and to collaborate with a multidisciplinary group.
Should be highly motivated, detail-oriented, organized, and able to take initiative.
Proficient with personal computers and applicable software packages (Microsoft Office).
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: 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.
Internal Number: 53039BR
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