The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
The USC Keck School of Medicine, Division of Hematology is looking for a motivated and hard-working Research Lab Tech II Â to investigate Chromatin biology, histone methylation and acetylation assays, genome-wide histone PTM profiling, and mouse leukemia model.
Applicant should have strong background and experience in working with primary human leukemia samples, embryonic stem cells, and cancer epigenetics . Prior research experience in genetically engineered mouse models is preferred. In addition, he/she will perform a variety of laboratory experiments.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: Chromatin biology, histone methylation and acetylation assays, genome-wide histone PTM profiling, mouse leukemia model and experiences working with primary human leukemia samples.
Preferred Field of Expertise: Leukemia, embryonic stem cells, cancer epigenetics
Percentage of Time: 100%
Fixed Term: Â Â 07/01/2020-06/30/2021
Minimum 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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