RESEARCH SPECIALIST B
Duties: We are recruiting a research specialist B to work as part of a large team of basic and translational scientists, and physicians investigating host-microbial interactions. Responsibilities include bacterial culture; in vivo mouse experiments utilizing techniques such as oral gavage and submandibular blood collection; harvesting and processing of mouse tissues; immunofluorescence staining and fluorescence microscopy of mouse tissues; processing mouse tissue samples to extract immune and epithelial cells; acquiring flow cytometry data and performing basic data analysis. The successful candidate is expected to work semi-independently. While prior research experience with mouse handling is strongly preferred, this position will involve on-the-job training and acquisition of new skills. Other expectations of this position include attending and presenting data during lab meetings, actively engage in project discussions, attend seminars, and assisting other members of the lab as needed.
Position is contingent on continued funding.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree and1-2 years of lab experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Bachelor's in biology, chemistry or molecular biology, or related field preferred. Must have strong organizational, excellent written and oral communication skills, and must be reliable; ability to coordinate several projects concurrently is essential. Willingness to learn new techniques is an asset.
Reference Number: 40-25894
Salary Grade: 025
Employment Type: Exempt
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