GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The goal of our research is to identify cellular and molecular mechanisms that control the antibody production and the maintenance of tolerance to commensal bacteria in the intestine.
This individual will work closely with the laboratory Principle Investigator in conducting original biomedical research in the field of immunology. In addition to experimentation, the Technician’s duties will include managing laboratory supplies (inventorying stock, placing orders, and verifying receipt), assisting with equipment maintenance, attending and participating in group and project meetings.
The applicant should be motivated, enthusiastic, and inquisitive. Bachelor’s Degree in Biology or a related field is required. Experience with cell culture and/or basic molecular biology techniques including cloning and PCR are preferred but not required.
A strong interest and formal coursework in immunology and/or microbiology is also preferred.
Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Laboratory Technician I, performs a variety of specimen preparatory techniques, dry lab data collection, and routine laboratory maintenance.
Under the supervision of the Principal Investigator or designee
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Wet chemistry laboratory, and may require appropriate contact with biohazards, radionuclides, toxins, animals, and human specimens.