Research Assistant 1
Job Title: Research Assistant 1
Location: Case Main Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 8685
Job Description POSITION OBJECTIVE
- Perform research work supporting the investigation of neurofibromatosis 1 utilizing basic molecular and cellular biology techniques (e.g., immunoprecipitation, PCR). (30%)Perform cell culture growth and maintenance for mouse primary cultures. Conduct analysis of samples. (20%)Collect and record results for experiments. Maintain accurate and detailed records of experiments using an established e-notebook system. (20%)Perform mouse husbandry tasks, including breeding, genotyping and colony management. (15%)Order laboratory supplies and maintain laboratory. Maintain test equipment utilized in experiments. (15%)
- Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of biology and genetics. Ability to rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Ability to learn and operate laboratory equipment.Ability to meet consistent attendance. Ability to positively interact with colleagues, supervisors, and collaborators face to face.Must demonstrate compliance with Case Western Reserve University animal research and care (ARC) policies and procedures and compliance to regulations of the Animal Welfare Act, Public Health Service Policy, AAALAC guidelines and other applicable regulatory guidelines.Must demonstrate compassion for animals within Case Western Reserve University facilities and dedication to the Animal Resource Center’s mission. Must handle animals with care and respect at all times.Previous experience working with animals preferred.
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