The labaratory of Dr. Brian O'Roak has a part-time student worker position to assist with studying the genetic basis of neurodevelopment disorders, such as autism and intellectual disability. This position will support a variety of lab activities/projects and demands excellent organizational skills, time flexibility, and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Duties include:
Preparing solutions and aliquoting reagents
Maintaining supply stocks and resources
Cleaning and sterilization of labware
Assistance with maintaining, calibrating, and cleaning laboratory equipment
Enrolled in or on vacation from or is otherwise registered in an undergraduate program (minimum 6 credit hours)
Completion of introductory courses in biology and chemistry
Ability to perform basic lab calculations (e.g. dilution and solution calculations)
Competency in using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Ability to pay close attention to detail
Critical thinking skills (e.g. inference, problem solving, decision-making)
Previous work experience (non-academic)
Completion of additional relevant courses such as Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, etc.
Collection, preparation, and/or testing of samples
PCR and gel electrophoresis
Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and resume.
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