Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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The Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Research Scientist/Engineer 1. Working under the general direction the PI, the Research Scientist/Engineer 1 will perform advanced laboratory techniques using advanced tumor cell models to meet the specific aims of extramurally funded research awards.
This position will spend the majority of effort conducting highly technical procedures to advance tumor models. The successful candidate will maintain meticulous laboratory records and have a demonstrated track record of accuracy and procedural results that can be readily reproduced as proof of the model.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Experimental procedures and management:
Maintain daily tissue cultures and perform biochemical assays with multiple cancer cell lines
Assist target identification of potential drug candidates for cancer therapy
Protein characterization by Western Blot, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, immunoprecipitation, etc.
Standard molecular biology procedures including but not limited to PCR, DNA cloning, RNAi- and genome-engineering-based manipulation of gene expression.
Maintain accurate and complete experimental/protocol records
Retain data, conduct analyses as required for sponsor reporting and manuscript production
Contribute to manuscript production
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here. REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry, microbiology or related field with up to 1 year of relevant experience.
Experience in performing, optimizing, and analyzing cellular and biochemical assays
Knowledge and hand-on experience of cell culture
Candidates must be comfortable working with human biologic specimens.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
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