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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Associate Research Technician.
In this role, the successful candidate will be assisting in general laboratory operation and conducting common experimental techniques that include bacterial culture, DNA purification, PCR, cloning, gel electrophoresis, western blotting, protein purification, and isolation and culturing of primary human immune cells. Applicants must also be willing to work with small animals and infectious agents.
Lab Duties - Basic lab duties under general supervision as well as more advanced duties under direct supervision. Assists with the ordering and tracking of laboratory supplies. Performs routine technical tasks, and assists in the general maintenance of the lab, such as prepare stock reagents and maintain inventory of the labs supplies. General techniques in biochemistry, molecular biology and cell culture. Under supervision, will participate in standard lab experiments.
Assist in Developing Procedures - Assists in implementing new procedures and protocols to support experiments. Participates actively in developing, recommending and implementing new approved procedures, or modifications to existing protocols and procedures. Maintains and updates technical knowledge.
Communication/Relationship with Others - Cooperates, communicates and relates well to all levels of Medical Center. Listens carefully to others in order to respond appropriately, answer questions or obtain needed information. Communicates ideas, problems, suggestions, and messages in a timely and effective manner. Maintains the confidentiality of all research information. Effective oral and written communication skills.
Judgment/Decision-Making - Is able to recognize problems as they occur; and through the application of appropriate policy/ procedure, determine and/or recommends the appropriate solution. Seeks guidance as necessary for the performance of duties asks appropriate questions when in doubt and utilizes reference sources/materials to endure accuracy. Advises appropriate personnel of situations/problems requiring intervention or follow-up attention.
Participates and performs other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a This is an entry level trainee position with no experience necessary and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Life Sciences or a related field is not required (but preferred). Experience in some areas of basic cellular immunology, molecular biology, tissue culture would be advantageous but is not required. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
This position is looking for an individual with over 3 years of prior laboratory experience. College graduate with a B.S., B.A. or M.S. in Biomedical or Physical Sciences. A minimum commitment of three years is required. Extensive hands-on laboratory experience is required and prior familiarity with bacterial culturing and laboratory animals will be highly valued. Preference will be given to candidates having previous experience working with bacteria, molecular biology, and/or purification and characterization of proteins. The successful applicant should be capable of working in a highly collaborative laboratory, be able to learn techniques quickly and have good written, verbal, and computer skills.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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