Research Specialist II
Job Title Research Specialist II
Requisition Number 011586
Minimum Salary $32,838
Pay Basis 12 months
Department School of Medicine Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Neuroscience
Campus USC Columbia
Expected Fill Date
Job Posting Date 03-28-2017
Minimum Posting Period Ends 04-03-2017
Job Close Date
Type of Position
Job Type Full-Time
Job Category Technical
If Research Grant/Time Limited, indicate the benefits provided
To perform complex research techniques and procedures associated with the viral vector core facility in the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology & Neuroscience. Position involves working with chemicals, viruses, and other biohazards in a BSL2 facility. Performs tissue culture, molecular procedures on tissue culture samples, virus preparation and characterization, plus cloning, plasmid preparations, and PCR analysis. Occasional weekend work required. To demonstrate commitment to conducting business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures and regulations.
Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology. microbiology, or related discipline and 1 year related research experience, or high school diploma and 5 years related research experience. Experience in a laboratory using microbiology, cell biology, or molecular cloning techniques required.
Computer and data analysis skills required.
Preference given to applicants with experience in handling viruses, cloning and PCR analysis and tissue culture.
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