Performs and assists with immunology and metabolism experiments under supervision of principal investigator, postdoctoral researcher or graduate student.
Assists with experiments that involve transgenic mouse colony breeding and genotyping; bioinformatic analysis of gene expression experiments.
Participates in laboratory meetings regarding current research and other lab activities.
Assists with organizing laboratory and ordering supplies.
Maintains a safe environment for others and self; adheres to safety policies and procedures.
Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project.
Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
Maintains recruiting and scheduling research subjects; assisting with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support. Has general awareness in research techniques or methods, regulatory policies and procedures, and relevant scientific field.
Performs other related work as needed.
Research lab environment.
Basic immunology coursework.
Skill in mouse breeding and genotype analysis.
Interact with a diverse workforce.
Work as a member of a team as well as independently.
Work in a competitive environment with the mental demands of scientific experiments.
Regularly required to stand and sit for prolonged periods of time.
Frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.
Visual acuity is an essential element of this position.
May be required to walk for prolonged periods.
Job involves frequent exposure to live mice and rats.
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