One to two openings for casual summer Laboratory Technicians in the laboratory of Dr. Malia Edwards at the Wilmer Eye Institute. Dr. Edwards and her team study the role of retinal glia and choroidal mast cells in retinal development and disease. The labs primary focus is age-related macular degeneration. The lab utilizes a combination of human donor eyes, animal models and cell culture experiments.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
The Laboratory Assistant will be assisting with real time PCR, immunohistochemistry, ELISAs and Western blots.
They will also be assisting with data analysis as well as solution preparation in the laboratory.
High School Diploma or graduation equivalent with some science course work. Training Certificate from Technical Institute preferred.
Experience in basic laboratory procedures required. Certificate from technical institute or internship experience preferred
The ideal candidate will be pursuing a degree in the sciences and have some lab experience from undergraduate courses.
They will have the ability to follow precise instructions and work well with the members of the laboratory team.
Classified Title: Laboratory Technician Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CB Starting Salary Range: $15.00-$18.90-$22.50 HRLY (Commensurate with experience0 Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Monday - Friday,8:30 - 5:00 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Oph Basic Research Personnel area: School of Medicine
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