Research Specialist 1
Hyde Park Campus
About the Unit
The Research Specialist provides technical and administrative support for a research project. Performs research experiments in a pulmonary research lab focusing on the development of basic research in particulate matter air pollution.
- Perform many lab techniques such as ELISA, DNA/RNA isolation, RNAi technology, qRT-PCR, western blot analysis, flow cytometry, and tissue culture.
- Perform in vivo experiments using mouse models of air pollution exposure. Isolate primary alveolar macrophages from mice.
- Maintain complete and accurate experimental records.
- Collect and analyze data. Record accurate data into computer database. Summarize results and assist in interpreting procedural and theoretical finds.
- Maintain laboratory organization, order supplies, keep equipment in working order, other general lab duties.
- Knowledge in relevant scientific field required.
- Knowledge of research techniques or methods required.
- Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required.
- Analytical skills required.
- Problem-solving skills required.
- Attention to detail required.
- Organizational skills required.
- Verbal and written communication skills required.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
- Comfortable interacting with researchers from a diverse set of backgrounds required.
- Basic computer skills with statistics knowledge preferred.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree required.
- 1 year of relevant research experience preferred.
- Experience with flow cytometry, ELISA, qRT-PCR, and cell culture preferred.
- Basic lab skills including pipetting, buffer/reagents preparation, etc., preferred.
Depends on Qualification
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Job is Exempt?
Drug Test Required?
Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
Health Screen Required?
Background Check Required?
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