RESEARCH SPECIALIST A
Duties: The primary function of this position is to assist in the implementation of advanced in vivo and in vitro experiments in breast cancer research. Research approaches will include the use of inducible animal models of breast cancer and utilize various cell and molecular biology techniques. The job will provide support for studies focused around multi-faceted team driven projects as well as providing Post-Doc support. Additional emphasis will be placed on molecular biology techniques. Duties will include providing technical support for pre-clinical drug studies involving rodent models. Responsibilities will also include breeding colony management, genotyping, histology, survival surgery, and tissue harvest, as well as maintaining records and material stocks. Cell and molecular work may require experience in cloning, PCR, Q-PCR, western and northern blotting, tissue culture, and flow cytometry. Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential, as is the ability to work as part of a team and to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Some of the work is done in the University's animal facility and requires gowning. It would be helpful if the candidate is not allergic to mice and rats.
Reference Number: 40-28330
Salary Grade: 024
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: CB-Cancer Biology
Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research