Department Name: 7H016:SPINAL CORD & BRAIN INJURY RES
The department of Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research is seeking a Laboratory Technician.
The ideal applicant will conduct wet lab bench studies related to neurotrauma research including making of reagents, RNA extraction and quantification, cell culture, and protein analysis (Western blotting). This position will also perform general duties to provide upkeep for facility, assist in monitoring inventory of lab supplies and oversight of facility services and equipment.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years experience. Experience with making reagents, cell culture, and basic molecular biology techniques including RNA extraction, RT-qPCR, and western blotting preferred.
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