We are a quantitative biology research group interested in how cells and organisms interpret their environment, and the spatial, temporal modulation of environmental cues. We are looking for a motivated Laboratory Technician to join our team with experience in molecular biology and tissue culture. The technician will contribute to the intellectual development of a project, attend and present at lab meetings, and have opportunities to take part in publications. Typical Duties
Culture, propagation and differentiation of various cell lines, including mouse and human pluripotent stem cells and HEK cells
Tissue handling, processing for immunofluorescence imaging
Molecular biological techniques, including DNA and RNA isolation, PCR, and cloning
Basic fabrication of PDMS devices
Participation in general laboratory responsibilities, including ordering and organizing laboratory supplies and ensuring maintenance of equipment
This is a 1 year term position with possibility of extension contingent on performance and funding.
All formal written offers will be made by FAS HR.
We invite individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities to be a part of our community
Salary Grade: 049
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
Related College coursework required
Bachelors degree preferably in biology, biochemistry, or a related field strongly preferred Some lab experience (via courses, internships etc.) required, with skills in molecular biology and cell culture preferred.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 49311BR
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