Sets up and performs routine and established lab procedures in support of lab goals, grant commitments, i.e. assays, cell/tissue culture, animal studies, etc. Monitors results, reports unusual outcomes and suggests modifications. Collects, enters and summarizes data. Assists in the maintenance of lab equipment and supplies. Performs basic statistical data analysis; prepares tables/charts/graphs and assists in organizing data. Presents at research laboratory meetings and contributes to writing of manuscripts. Works under supervision and may perform some assignments independently as discussed and approved by Principal Investigator.
Requires bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other relevant science.
Must exhibit a solid understanding of lab techniques, equipment, and safety. Must have the ability to organize and carry out laboratory techniques independently and in a team setting. Experience with basic data analysis is required. This position requires demonstrated writing skills.
Experience in studies involving laboratory mice, including experience in mouse breeding and genotyping (tagging, tailing and PCR based mouse strain identification), organ collection and tissue processing, animal perfusion and histopathology, immunohistochemistry, and establishment primary mouse tissue culture. Furthermore, preference further includes experience with laboratory techniques such as immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry (FACS), confocal and electrom microscopy western blot analysis, molecular cloning, immunoprecipitation and quantitative RT-PCR.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $22.65 per hour.
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