The Biology Department is seeking a Research Technologist who will have two main responsibilities: research assistant (80%) and lab management (20%). This individual will set up and perform experiments studying gene regulation in the fly retina. They will also generate mutants using CRISPR and analyze changes in gene expression.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Research Technologist Responsibilities include:
Generating CRISPR mutant stem cells
Performing RNA and DNA in situ hybridization
Preparing stock solutions, buffers and media
Generating recombinant DNA constructs data analysis
Attending and presenting data in lab meetings
Work with PI and other lab members to write a manuscript
Lab Management Responsibilities include:
Ordering consumables an maintaining records
Upholding safety regulations
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field.
* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
Previous experience with molecular biology and cell culture
DNA/protein molecular biology software (ex: Geneious) is strongly preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Expertise in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Illustrator, Photoshop.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to exercise.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - $20.00/hr (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30 am-5:00 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Biology Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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