Job Description

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • BS degree in biochemistry, molecular biology or a related life sciences degree, or comparable work experience. Masters degree in a related life science highly desired.
  • Must have prior experience within a life sciences lab.  Collegiate lab experience is acceptable.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of biological processes
  • Knowledge of basic cell and molecular biology techniques and biochemistry experiments required.  Knowledge of PCR, DNA and RNA extractions, electrophoresis, and similar lab techniques required.
  • Basic understanding of mouse handling techniques required. Proficiency in mouse colony maintenance and animal husbandry techniques desired.
  • Ability to learn quickly and to function with minimal day-to-day direction. Self- motivated.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines
  • Ability to interact in an appropriate and professional manner
  • Available to work dependable, flexible shift
  • Computer skills: working knowledge of MS-Office (Excel, Word, Power Point) is required.

Description of Duties:

  •    Conduct research and assist other lab members with their research projects and experiments
  •    Assist lab members in organizing resources, preparing solutions, acquiring data, etc.
  •    Design, perform, and troubleshooting experiments
  •    Perform bench work involving lab techniques such as DNA, RNA and protein extraction, real time RT-PCR, and cell culture and differentiation   
  •    Perform animal experimentation include tail snipping, genotyping, breeding and weaning
  •    Maintain accurate record of experiments, collect data, perform data entry, and maintain databases

 

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