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The Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition in the Department of Medicine has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Research Scientist/Engineer 1.
The Research Scientist will support the Crisa Laboratory in conducting and performing experiments in mice and perform cellular and molecular biology assays.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Mice work: tailing, genotyping, injections and blood sampling
Handling, breeding and monitoring mice
Dissecting mice and organ preparation for microscopy and immunohistochemistry
immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence techniques
Standard sterile tissue culture techniques.
Preparation of genomic DNA and PCR
Protein extraction and gel electrophoresis
Administrative duties including but not limited to purchasing, maintaining inventory, data entry, and filing.
Keep careful and accurate laboratory records
Maintain laboratory equipment
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate field of science or technology or related field and a minimum of one year experience in a related area, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Prior experience working with mice and basic cell and molecular biology experience.
Hard working and motivated.
Commitment to a minimum of 2-3 years is desirable.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Must be willing to work with experimental animals.
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