RESEARCH SPECIALIST B
Duties: We seek a highly motivated and responsible research technician to help drive ongoing studies of mechanisms of bone marrow failure caused by aberrant immune activation and how it can predispose to blood malignancies. The successful candidate will assist with design and will conduct her/his own experiments, analyze generated data, including flow cytometry, growth and apoptosis, and differentiation assays, hematopoietic colony assays, and proteomics experiments. Experimental model systems used for this project will include genetically engineered cell lines, primary human and mouse cells, as well as murine models of specific mutations. The research technician will assist with the maintainance of a mouse protocol, mouse colony and will assist with genotyping. The candidate will also help to order and set-up equipment in new laboratory space, and perform basic laboratory maintenance.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree in Biology or related field and 1 to 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. The successful candidate will have at least one year in a molecular biology laboratory, will be dedicated and reliable, and should be familiar with a variety of cell culture and molecular biology techniques. Ability to work independently, keep accurate and detailed scientific laboratory records, to be efficient at multitasking and troubleshooting, and to work effectively individually and as part of a team are a must for this position.
Reference Number: 40-29374
Salary Grade: 025
Employment Type: Exempt
Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research