Research Laboratory Technician Comparative Biosciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Job Summary The Research Laboratory Technician will assist in conducting cutting-edge research at the intersection of epigenetics, genomics and cancer therapeutics in a lab that uses pre-clinical models, cell and molecular techniques, database mining and studies on specimens from human clinical trials through our collaborations. Duties & Responsibilities
Design and perform experiments with direct supervision of others including cell culture, DNA and RNA extraction, Western blot, real time PCR and mouse models of cancer.
Prepare appropriate and understandable representation of data and assist in preparation of drafts of reports, summaries, or sections of Material and Methods, abstracts and grants.
Participate in ordering and maintaining laboratory supplies.
Maintain detailed records of work performed.
Maintain a clean and orderly laboratory environment.
Assist the PI and others in training of students and laboratory staff on how to preform PI requested laboratory techniques.
Additional Physical Demands Persons allergic to animal dander, dust, pollen, hay, etc. may experience discomfort in this position. Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in biology or a science related field and at least two years working experience in cell culture and molecular biology.
Bachelor's degree in cellular and molecular biology. Experience in mouse models of cancer. Appointment Information
This is a 100% full-time Academic Professional position, appointed on a 12-month basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after 8/1/2023. Salary is commensurate with experience. Application Procedures & Deadline Information
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