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GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The individual we are looking for should have experience in doing FACS, westerns, ELISA, cell culture and other immunological techniques that would lend themselves well towards our development of anti-fungal vaccines. Mice are used as the model for our pre-clinical studies. One should have experience in working with mice and feel comfortable with them as individual studies may use up to 50 mice. We are looking for someone who would be attracted to the research we do and feel they can contribute ideas and effort towards making and validating new discoveries. Start date would be June 1, 2018.
For more information about our research see Dr. Stuart Levitz’s website. https://profiles.umassmed.edu/display/129784
Under the direction of the Principal Investigator or designee, the Research Associate I performs a variety of complex research experiments.
Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, or designee
May functionally supervise aides, technicians, and associates
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Wet chemistry laboratory, and may require appropriate contact with biohazards, radionuclides, toxins, animals, and human specimens.