Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Summary: This position is within the laboratories of Martin Felices and Jeff Miller at the Masonic Cancer Research Center. The employee will work on testing methodologies to improve Natural Killer (NK) based immunotherapies through a variety of techniques; with a particular focus on mouse models. Responsibilities will be carried out with instruction, guidance and direction from supervisor and include:
(60%) Animal Handling: Assisting lab personnel in mouse procedures including weaning, injections, imaging and harvests
(20%) Functional assays aimed at testing NK cell functionality with a variety of treatments under a variety of settings; all readouts in this setting to be carried out by flow cytometry and IncuCyte imaging analysis
(10%) Data analysis and report generation using a variety of software packages (Flowjo, IncuCyte software, PRISM and Excel)
(10%) Long-term sterile tissue culture and cell based analysis
This will be a two year contract position with possible extension.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required: -BS/BA in Biology, Genetics or related field of science and 1 year of related experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience to equal five (5) years. -Proficience in mouse handling
Preferred: -Previous experience in a research setting with a particular focus on mouse models -Experience with IVs, IPs, SubQs, Bioluminescent imaging, and xenogeneic models a big plus -Computer experience: Experience with FlowJo and PRISM would be great -Wet lab experience: Knowledge of aseptic cell culture, PCR, ELISA -Ability to identify and troubleshoot problems -Good communication and technical writing skills are a big plus
Internal Number: 340027
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