RESEARCH SPECIALIST A
Duties: Under limited supervision, perform research lab support services associated with mouse colonies , cell culture, molecular biology; maintain laboratory, order and stock supplies, maintain equipment, and assist coworkers.
The position requires the daily handling of mice to ascertain weight and obtain blood samples. Careful tracking and record-keeping of mouse colonies. Genotyping of mice. Experimental procedures to determine metabolite levels in blood as well as various protein expression.
Techniques include: Mouse husbandry, Glucose tolerance tests, insulin tolerance tests, Westerns, PCR
Position is contingent on continued funding.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 0-1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 1-2 years of experience preferred. Knowledge of lab practices; strong computer and organizational skills preferred.
Reference Number: 40-25049
Salary Grade: 024
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: DM-Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research