We are seeking a highly motivated Research Technologist to join the Cahan Laboratory in the Institute for Cellular Engineering and Department of Biomedical Engineering. We work across several disciplines including molecular and developmental biology, manipulation of pluripotent stem cells, single-cell genomics, and computational biology.
A major aim of our research is to develop computational and experimental tools to assess the fidelity of cell populations derived from embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells. The applicant will work closely with the faculty investigator and play a foundational role as the lab moves from launch phase to establishment and maturation phase. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter to gain a broad range of technical experiences and to contribute to the intellectual output of the laboratory.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the faculty investigator, responsible for handling and differentiating mouse and human pluripotent stem cells.
Also perform routine lab tasks and lab management activities to support experimental efforts in the lab, and will work with trainees and the investigator to implement new single cell omics techniques.
Willingness to work with mice preferred. If interested, the technologist has the option to be trained on computational analysis of single cell omics data.
Operates lab computers for data entry and inventorying.
Prepares lab stock solutions and reagents.
Other laboratory duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field.
Excellent organizational skills are required.
* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Previous experience with molecular biology, stem cell biology, and cell culture is strongly preferred.
Computational/analytical training is a big plus.
A minimum two-year commitment is strongly preferred.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$20.40-$25.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 40 hours per week Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM ICE Vascular Cell Reengineering Personnel area: School of Medicine
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