Essential Functions: Perform under general supervision, set up and maintain lab equipmentDemonstrate the ability to learn new techniques and protocols, as needed.Order and maintain inventories of lab supplies.Communicate and maintain records of experimental data. Lead their own project under general supervision.Assist team members with ongoing lab projects including PCR, DNA and protein purification, various biochemical assays, western blots, cell culture, and microscopy, as needed.Assist the Principal Investigator with the development, testing, and revision of methods, practices, and protocols for general use in the lab.Train new lab personnel in commonly used lab techniques.
Qualifications: A Bachelor of Science degree.Experience in research lab setting.Experience in biochemistry or cell biology. Strong communication skills (verbal and written). Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize and simultaneously manage multiple projects. Ability to keep detailed records is essential.Self-motivated and proactive when working in the lab.Demonstrates the ability to work independently and well with others, depending on the project.
Internal Number: 76_208597
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.