Research Technician - Developmental, Molecular & Chemical Biology, School of Medicine - (20001547)
This is a limited term position ending December 31, 2020. This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.
The Department of Developmental, Molecular and Chemical Biology conducts research of basic biochemical and molecular mechanisms involved in cell functions in both the normal and diseased states, as well as teaching students at the Medical, Dental Schools, and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences.
Under close supervision of Principal Investigator, conducts a variety of routine experiments following established procedures and protocols, which may include performing assays, tissue culture, electrophoresis, and other laboratory techniques. May also record test results, analyze data using basic statistics, maintain laboratory equipment and supplies, and monitor animal colonies. Research technician will be trained and exposed to a range of projects in the lab including analysis of the signaling mechanisms associated with cell death, characterization of new chemical inhibitors, and establishing therapeutic potential of these molecules in animal models of inflammatory pathologies and cancer.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in science with up to 1 year laboratory experience.
Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques and procedures.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
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