Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Researcher 1 conducts experiments as described by his or her supervisor following clear protocols and with clear objectives. The incumbent also keeps detailed records of all experiments and procedures in laboratory notebooks, databases, spreadsheets, and web-based applications.
30% Mammalian cell culture
30% Molecular techniques such as western blotting, PCR, and RT-qPCR
20% Next Generation Sequencing library preparation
10% Scholarly activities such as literature review, grant and manuscript preparation, and data presentation
10% General lab maintenance and inventory
All required qualifications must be documented on application material
BA/BS in Biomedical Science discipline or education in natural science discipline and work experience related to the job totaling at least four years in combination.
Understanding of laboratory protocols and necessary steps to ensure compliance with protocols.
Rodent care - weaning , breeding, genotyping, etc.
Demonstrated laboratory skills in sterile cell culture, RNA and protein extraction, cDNA synthesis, qPCR, gel electrophoresis and western blotting.
Ability to initiate and process multiple projects simultaneously.
Demonstrated organizational skills required to maintain documentation and reports in an organized and logical manner.
Experience reporting effectively on the progress and direction of individual projects both verbally and in writing.
Cell culture automation
Tissue harvesting, sectioning and staining
Internal Number: 340674
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