GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
A Research Associate position is available in the Department of Molecular Medicine and the Diabetes Center Of Excellence. Our laboratory uses developmental immunology and stem cell approaches to investigate immune syndromes such as immunodeficiency and autoimmunity. The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor degree or above in a related subject area in biology. In addition, the candidate will need to function well on an individual basis as well as in a team setting. Strong communication skill (verbal and written) and the ability to learn and adapt to changing work demand are important. Day to day responsibilities include performing molecular biology, biochemistry and cell biology experiments (e.g. PCR, Western blot, transfection, DNA cloning, tissue culture, flow cytometry) and when needed mouse model husbandry. The research associate will work under the guidance and direction of the principal investigator or with lab teammates.
Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or Designee, the Research Associate performs a variety of complex research experiments.
Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, or designee
May functionally supervise Lab Technicians and Aides
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Wet chemistry laboratory, and may require appropriate contact with biohazards, radionuclides, toxins, animals, and human specimens.