Senior Research Technologist
Hyde Park Campus
About the Unit
Under the direction of Dr. Hatim Hassan, the Senior Research Technologist will act as a lead researcher on projects focusing on functional characterization of Oxalobacter formigenes-derived proteins and peptides using the human intestinal Caco2-BBE (C2) cells as a model. The studies will involve functional flux assay using 14C-oxalate, assessing total and surface expression of relevant proteins using immunoblotting, surface biotinylation, and brush border membrane vesicles, assessing mRNA expression of relevant proteins using real time PCR, and confirming the specific roles of relevant proteins using siRNA knockdown studies. The studies will also involve defining the involved signaling p9athways using pharmacological inhibitors and activators and siRNA knockdown, as well as identifying the involved cell surface receptors. Some studies might also be done in the human T84 cells.
- Conduct the above described studies.
- General laboratory and record upkeep.
- Assist in the training and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as coworkers.
- Meet with the supervisor on a regular basis to discuss progress and problems in research.
- 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.
- Organizational skills required.
- Verbal and written communication skills required.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree required.
- Five years of relevant research experience required.
- Cover Letter
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