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Duties: Candidate will assist in neurodegenerative disease research using established and novel techniques in recombinant protein purification, biochemistry, immunocytochemistry, and molecular biology. The candidate will also be expected to work using sterile cell culture techniques to generate, maintain, and analyze both primary cultures and cell lines (e.g., preparation of materials, dissection and plating, feeding, transfection, transduction, staining, and imaging). The candidate must be able to work independently and within a team environment. Ability to multi-task is key and other duties will include data analysis, preparation of stock laboratory reagents, and documenting laboratory activities in an organized notebook. Candidate will be expected to attend and present at regular laboratory meetings and take part in activities of the Center.

Qualifications: BA/BS in Biology/Neuroscience or related field and 0 to 1 year of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, required. Prior lab experience is desirable but not essential. Computer literacy (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Photoshop) will be an advantage.

Position contingent upon funding

Reference Number: 40-28085

Salary Grade: 024

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: PA-Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research

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Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research




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Posted: 2/24/2018
Application Due: 2/24/2030
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