Hyde Park Campus
About the Unit
The Research Technologist will perform basic and translational cancer research related to glucocorticoid receptor (GR) function in tumor cells, transcriptional activation, chromatin immunoprecipitation, GR target gene sequences, quantitative PCR and ChIP-sequencing technology with the goal of increasing our understanding of GR target genes and downstream targets in cancer biology. Current projects will also look at proteins secreted from tumor cells and how they effect the microenvironment. The position involves both knowledge of molecular biology and cell culture techniques and excellent communication skills. Collaboration with other laboratories and investigators within the University (and beyond) are routine; therefore professionalism, integrity, communication and organizational skills are paramount.
- Perform tissue culture, cloning, Western analysis, luciferase assays, and chromatin immunoprecipitation.
- Maintain a variety of cell cultures including adherent and suspension cells, transfections, CRISPR, clonal isolation.
- Perform analysis of cell death using a variety of techniques including FACS, high throughput microscopy, and immunofluorescence.
- Help maintain stock solutions and order new supplies.
- Mouse animal care and routine behavior testing.
- Breeding and organization of mouse strains in collaboration with other lab members and the animal facility.
- Evaluation of data, learning programs for analysis of gene expression and other data, interrogation of human databases, reading.
- 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 word processing, spreadsheet/database, communications, and graphics software required.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree required.
- One year of relevant research experience preferred.
- Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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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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