We are seeking applications for a full-time Senior Research Technician position at the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, to assist in the execution of research projects related to the study of cardiac myocytes and heart failure by conducting experiments and analytical procedures and collecting and summarizing data. The candidate will also perform and assist in animal protocols. Ideal candidate will be familiar with molecular and cellular biology techniques, such as performing assays, Western blots, real-time PCR, and cardiac myocyte isolation and will be expected to readily learn new techniques and be able to trouble-shoot protocols. Responsibilities include test, clean and coordinating minor repairs to equipment and ordering supplies. Prior experience working with genetically engineered mouse models is preferred.
Maintenance and propagation of mouse colonies
Work with faculty in performing procedure such as cardiac myocyte isolation from rats and mice, and perform in vivo animal procedures, in vitro cell work, protein isolation and identification, PCR, biochemical enzyme assays and designs new assays.
Ordering lab supplies
Other duties as assigned.
Individual will need to complete basic lab safety training, biological safety training, IATA shipping training, CITI trainings required bu BUMC for human subject research, as well as other deligated trainings.
Bachelor degree in a scientific field
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Internal Number: 2593
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