The IU Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology has a distinguished tradition of excellence in patient care and innovation in research and education. Consistently ranked among the top 15 units nationally by US News and World Report, we are one of the largest divisions in the country with enormous breadth to our clinical and research expertise.
We are searching for a Lab Technician to join Dr. Suthat Liangpunsakul's research team located at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center. His research focuses on the identification of non-invasive biomarkers to screen for excessive alcohol use and the molecular mechanism, risk factors, and treatment for alcohol-induced liver injury. He is currently the principal investigator of several research projects funded by the US Department of Veterans Affairs (Merit Review) as well as the National Institute of Health (NIAAA and NIDDK).
We are seeking individuals who thrive in a fast-paced working environment. Lab Technicians are communicative and proactive in the support and implementation of Dr. Suthat Liangpunsakul's research.
We are seeking a motivated and well-qualified research technician to join our active laboratory to explore the mechanism of alcohol-induced liver injury.
The lab technician will:
- Apply molecular cell biology approaches to functionally identify and validate specific targets using in vitro model and in vivo animal models.
- Work closely with principal investigators and post-doctoral fellows in the lab.
Bachelor's degree (BS/BA) in biologic or chemical science and one year of laboratory experience.
Experience in basic molecular biology techniques, sample processing, facility systems operations, and compliance with quality systems. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information. Attention to detail and record keeping.
Experience in animal work, molecular biology, tissue culture, and animal handling. Bench lab experience.
VA Medical Center
Salary Plan: TE
Salary Grade: 07
Job Function: Research
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