The candidate will report directly to the Principal Investigator who wants to hire a full-time lab technician to take care of day-to-day chores as well as support research looking into characterizing the autophagosome proteome generated from mouse tissue and working with mouse models of neurodegenerative disease.
Scientific activities may include mathematical modeling and bioinformatics, biochemical approaches including tissue fractionation and immunoblotting, maintaining the mouse colony related to this and other ongoing projects, mouse behavior, PCR genotyping, cell culture and immunofluorescence. Day-to-day activities involve organization of supplies, antibody and plasmid libraries and maintenance of lab environment
Requires a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, physics or related science or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Must have wetlab experience, including neuroanatomical, biochemical or molecular approaches.
Must have previous experience working with rodents
Must communicate effectively in both written and oral settings
Must be able to work in a team setting
Must have strong organizational skills
Proficiency with Matlab, R, or Python
Proficiency with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
References that reflect wetlab experience will be requested.
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