Our lab is focusing on gene therapy for the treatment of muscle disorders, including Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which is a devastating disease leading to death of patients at age of early 20-30 years. We are looking for a highly motivated research associate person to join our team. In particular, we are looking for someone with experience in molecular biology (qPCR, IF, WB), as well as mouse injection and dissection experiences for neuromuscular disorders. Experience in dissecting and mounting muscle tissue is preferred.
Master's degree in molecular biology, Biochemistry, Biology, or other health-related field.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in laboratory research in cell biology and molecular biology.
The job description includes, but is not restricted to performing research experiments, maintaining records of experiments, preparing laboratory reports, analyzing data and preparing publications and grants applications.
Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology or related field by start date, or minimum of 1 years of experience in laboratory research in cell biology and/or molecular biology.
Laboratory experience in some of the following techniques (qPCR, IF, WB, cell culture and cloning) as well as mouse injection and dissection experiences for neuromuscular disorders.
Experience in dissecting and mounting muscle tissue is preferred.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
75% Conducting research in the laboratory, analyzing the data and devising innovative scientific and technical solutions
10% Ordering research reagent and lab supplies
15% Supervising/training undergraduate/graduate students
Standard molecular biology/cell biology laboratory conditions. Special contract terms and conditions of employment apply. Length of contract is contingent upon funding.
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