The USC Keck School of Medicine, Division of Hematology is looking for a motivated and hard-working Research Lab Tech II to support translational research.Â Â Will conduct research projects involving treatment of viral associated cancers. Prefer experience in cell biology and tissue culture also experience in animal work, i.e., breeding, injections and tumor models.
The position requires the successful applicant to have prior research experience and a continued interest in working with laboratory rodents.Â The incumbent for this position will perform animal husbandry and breeding, along with assisting in various animal procedures performed as part of research protocols. In addition, routine molecular biology, biochemistry, histological/imaging and cell culture techniques will be performed in the laboratory.Â The successful applicant will be expected to have excellent data management, record keeping, communication, team building, and computer skills with basic molecular biology programs and spreadsheets, data analysis and graphing.
Preferred Education: Bachelorâs degree
Preferred Experience: laboratory work including, cell cultures, cell biology and animal work
Preferred Field of Expertise: lab equipment and research
Percentage of Time: 100% full time
Fixed Term: Â Â 1 year
Job Profile SummaryMinimum Education: Associate's degree, Specialized/technical training, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 2 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Working knowledge of laboratory equipment and research protocols. Knowledge of computer analysis techniques and ability to provide routine analysis and interpretation of research data.
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