RESEARCH SPECIALIST A
Duties: The Korb Lab is seeking a Research Specialist with lab manager responsibilities and the chance to participate in ongoing research projects with direct mentorship from Dr. Korb. The lab works on neuroscience and epigenetics with the goal of understanding how epigenetic regulation of gene expression contributes to learning, memory, and neurodevelopmental disorders. This position will help with general lab organization as well as participate in ongoing research projects. The major responsibilities include ordering lab supplies and general lab organization. In addition, some mouse breeding and colony management will be needed.
Depending on the experience and the interests of the Research Specialist, additional activities can include actively participating in ongoing research projects and running experiments. These activities can range from using techniques such as PCR, RNA isolation and analysis, neuronal cell culture, chromatin-immunoprecipitation, immunofluorescence and microscopy, mouse behavioral testing, next generation sequencing sample preparation, bioinformatic analysis, and more.
Qualifications: Required qualifications: Applicants should have a BA or BS degree and 0 to 1 year of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Proficient in Microsoft office suite applications.
Preferred qualifications: Prior wet lab research experience in molecular biology techniques, mouse handling, and cell culture.
Reference Number: 40-30925
Salary Grade: 024
Employment Type: Exempt
Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research