The Eichner Laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at Northwestern University invites applications for a Research Technologist II position. The Eichner Laboratory studies transcriptional dependencies in cancer using molecular biology and biochemistry techniques, in vivo models, and next generation sequencing approaches. Dr. Lillian Eichner is an expert in lung cancer biology research. We are looking for highly motivated candidates who are interested in in vivo models, -omics techniques, and molecular experiments. Applicants are expected to have a Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry or other equivalent biomedical fields. Master’s degree and/or lab experience is preferred but not required.
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Conducts experimental research lab work and/or assists in design of one or more specific phase(s) of entire project(s). May complete mathematical calculations, and/or computer tasks and/or assist in judging validity of data. Follows appropriate protocols, policies, procedures, regulations, Good Clinical and Good Laboratory Practices.
Following protocols, designs, sets-up and conducts basic experiments.
Analyzes and troubleshoots protocols and data obtained from individual experiments and recommends alternatives and suggestions to improve processes, validity and/or accuracy.
Using a fully functioning level of skill, completes the following activities
DNA, RNA, Protein isolation, purification and expression Southern, Northern, Western blotting
Cloning, mapping and sequencing of DNA
Maintains detailed records of results which may include collecting, extracting & entering data.
Manipulates, interprets &/or presents results.
Prepares charts & graphs for presentations & publications.
Performs scientific literature searches in support of research.
Completes portions of grant applications, manuscripts & publications.
Tracks & summarizes lab supply expenses.
Verifies accuracy of invoices.
Orders &/or maintains inventory of reagent, mice &/or lab supplies.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a scientific major or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Demonstrated laboratory experience;
Demonstrated ability to follow detailed instructions as required by research protocols;
Demonstrated computer skills, including spreadsheets and basic computations;
Attention to detail and accurate record keeping;
Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
Applicants are expected to have a Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry or other equivalent biomedical fields.
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