Research Support Specialist
Research Support Specialist-1802244
Required Qualification (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent or higher) in Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology or related fields with experience in basic cellular and molecular biology techniques, including DNA, RNA, and protein isolation and analysis; PCR, RT-PCR, Western Blot analysis, tissue culture, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescent techniques. Knowledge and experience with handling genetic engineered mouse models. Proficient with data analysis using Microsoft package software, Graphpad software, and Adobe Photoshop software.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with mice colonies and mouse database management. Experience with molecular cloning.
Brief Description of Duties: The successful individual will be appointed as a Research Support Specialist in the Department of medicine. The overall goal of the project is to study the role of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) in pancreatic cancer development. The Research Support Specialist will work independently and as a team member on animal and cell culture models.
- Conduct experiments in animal models, including maintaining breeding stocks, genotyping, and monitoring health on a regular basis.
- Cell culture, molecular and biochemical techniques such as DNA, RNA isolation, qRT-PCR, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescent, and Western Blot analysis.
- Trouble shoot and develop new methods and techniques through literature search and discussion with the supervisor and PI.
- Assist with the preparation of research findings for submission and publication.
- Other duties as assigned.
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Official Job Title: Research Support Specialist
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Medicine - Gastroenterology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am - 5:00pmMedicine - Gastroenterology-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Posting Start Date: Aug 8, 2018
Posting End Date: Aug 22, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: $35,000-$42,000 / Annual @ 1.0 FTE CWE
Salary Grade: N11