RESEARCH SPECIALIST - PUGLIELLI LAB
JOB NO.: 94316-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 94316-AS
Working Title: Research Specialist - Puglielli Lab
Official Title: SR RESEARCH SPEC(T16BN) or RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)
Hiring Department: A348700-VCRGE/WAISMAN/WAISMAN
Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 01, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $30,207 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in the field of biochemistry and/or molecular biology.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
A candidate with prior experience in a research laboratory is strongly preferred.
Prior expertise with cell culture, mouse breeding and handling, DNA/RNA and protein analysis, real-time PCR, site-directed mutagenesis, enzymatic and kinetic assay development is preferred.
License or certificate:
The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases throughout the lifespan. One of only 14 centers of its kind in the United States, the Waisman Center encompasses laboratories for biomedical and behavioral research, a brain imaging center, and a clinical bio- manufacturing facility for the production of pharmaceuticals for early stage human clinical trials. In addition to its research efforts, the Center provides an array of services to people with developmental disabilities, offers numerous educational and outreach programs to young children and their families, and trains scientists and clinicians who will serve our nation in the future.
The Puglielli laboratory focuses on the molecular mechanisms of neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration. The laboratory employs a combination of biochemical, cellular, molecular and genetic approaches in in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo models. This position will be expected to contribute to research projects, such as an ongoing research project focused on developmental and degenerative diseases of the brain.
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- Reporting requirements must be completed in a timely manner, including but not limited to effort reporting and outside activities reporting.
Instructions to applicants:
To be considered, applications must be submitted online. Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a cover letter and resume detailing your interest and qualifications as it relates to this position.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: May 9 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: May 23 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time