Research Assistant I

East Lansing MI
Oct 11, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Other Technology Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

Conduct research and experiments involving agricultural animals and sample analysis. Conduct tissue physiology and cell cultures experiments and laboratory assays and analyses including qPCR, Western blotting, ELISA,chromatin immunoprecipitation, RNA seq analysis, cell culture tissue histology and imaging. Ability to analyze data sets and prepare reports and manuscripts for publication. Maintenance of laboratory equipment and SOP’s. Supervision of laboratory ordering, safety protocols and students. Previous research experience with handling and conducting research with large agricultural species is desired.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in the field of animal science/physiology or related field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in standard laboratory procedures and safety requirements and performing analytical and research techniques in an area related to research being performed; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

MS degree in animal science/physiology or a related field.

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Description of End Date

This is an off dated position funded for 9 months from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.

Bidding Eligibility Ends on 10/17/2017 at 11:55 PM

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