Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Biological sample processing including blood, stool, urine, saliva and other tissues.
Nucleic acid extraction, quantification, PolymeraseÂ chainÂ reaction (PCR), Enzyme-LinkedÂ ImmunosorbentÂ assayÂ (ELISA) experiments on Luminex and MiSeq and other platforms as needed. Ready to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Maintains and orders supplies.
Required to work on weekends and flexibility for work hours depending on the workload and need.
Responds to emergency calls (e.g. freezer alarm), shipment after office hours.
Performs basic laboratory techniques and basic lab oriented calculations.
Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project.
Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
Maintains recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support. Has general awareness in research techniques or methods, regulatory policies and procedures, and relevant scientific field.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree in biochemistry, biology or related science.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Ability to learn new research techniques or methods.
Cover letter (preferred)
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