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 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
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree required.
- One year of research experience or relevant experience preferred.
- Experience with ELISA, qRT-PCR, and cell culture preferred.
- Basic lab skills including pipetting, buffer/reagents preparation, etc., preferred.
- Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
Depends on Qualifications
Scheduled Weekly Hours
Job is Exempt?
Drug Test Required?
Does this position require incumbent to operate a vehicle on the job?
Health Screen Required?
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