JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs a variety of routine and non-routine research
assignments and experiments and assists with lab maintenance responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree in basic science or equivalent and 2 years of related
experience or Master's degree in basic science or equivalent and no experience
Specific Job Related Duties:
Under general supervision, performs routine and non-routine research
assignments and experiments of moderate complexity. The work requires enough
strength to lift up to 10 lbs/ 5kg (4 liters of medium in a glass flask), be
able to load and unload autoclaves and dishwashers. It may also require longer
periods of standing and some work in a 4C room. One must also need to pour and
load polyacrylamide gels and do other forms of protein analysis.
Plans, coordinates, provides setup and conducts standard research
following general technical instructions.
Prepares biological assays and conducts quantitative and qualitative
Makes modifications to research procedures as determined by Principal
Maintains records of all tests performed and data collected and provides
analysis of results.
Assists in the compilation and tabulation of data and analysis of final
Ensures the accurate assembly, calibration, operation and modification of
a variety of
laboratory equipment as defined by appropriate guidelines.
Maintains lab for animal and environmental safety compliance.
Maintains lab inventory of supplies and equipment.
Performs literature searches as outlined by the Principal Investigator.
May provide guidance to junior research staff.
Adheres to internal controls established for department.
Performs related duties as required.
Commensurate with experience
Work 25 hours per week w/ partial benefits.
BSL2 or ABSL3
Growth Protein purification and characterization
Mammalian cell culture
Virus assays (PRNT)
Animal handling a plus
Animal Science/Care Surgery
Tabulation of Data
Technical Writing Experience
Standard Laboratory Equipment
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