Lab Assistant

Temple University

United States

November 10, 2021


Lab Assistant - (21003369)


Grade: V11

The Neuroscience lab at the Shriners Pediatric Research Center is seeking a Laboratory Assistant to perform simple and routine, generally non-technical laboratory/research related tasks. The Laboratory Assistant is actively involved in research in a neurobiology laboratory studying spinal cord regeneration, peripheral nerve myelination and regeneration using various transgenic mice lines

Responsibilities include: Tracking of mice breeding program; genotyping; placecment of lab orders; preparing stock solution; and other general laboratory maintenance and cleaning. The Lab Assistant also carries out speific research experiments with some independence. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience: At least one year of directly related laboratory experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills & Abilities: Demonstrated ability to prepare solutions Demonstrated ability to handle and maintain mouse colony Demonstrated ability to maintain inventories

Preferred: Prior experience in molecular and biochemical techniques, rodent microsurgery, virus, confocal and wide-field fluorescence microscopy

This is a grant funded position.

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

In accordance with the City of Philadelphia's mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff and contractors must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 15, 2021, unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the university. An individual is considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks or more following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks or more following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University's vaccination or exception requirement by October 15, 2021 will be prohibited from working until proof of vaccination or an exception is provided. For more information visit the university's Vaccines web page at https: // www.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location

: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Health Sciences Campus (HSC)-Medical Education and Research Building


: Staff


: Full-time


: Day Job

Employee Status

: Regular

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