Our laboratory studies the relationship between the MYC oncogene, the circadian clock, metabolism and cancers. The research is focused on basic molecular biological techniques such as (but not limited to) CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing to engineer cells for studies in vitro and in vivo. Areas of research involve studies of melanoma, pancreatic cancer and other models in rodents. TheResearch Technologist position requires experience in basic laboratory techniques in molecular biology and tissue culture and an ability to perform assay development under the general supervision of a faculty investigator or laboratory supervisor.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Work requires basic use of scientific methods, procedures and techniques gained through previous training and experience.
Uses basic understanding of theory behind experiments and applies basic analytical skills to implement assigned projects, and to identify and trouble-shoot situations needing special attention.
Follows established procedures or protocols and utilizes aseptic technique to perform laboratory tests and/or experiments which may include: basic tissue culture, cell separation methods, electrophoretic separations, assays, basic molecular biology, or other specialized histology and biological science techniques. Utilize in vivo models in experiments.
Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures, counts orders upon receipt
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.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - $20.40 - $25.50/hr (Commensurate with Experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8am- 4:30pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Onc Cancer Biology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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**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.
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