Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
90% - Perform experiments in molecular cardiology, including data analysis according to established guidelines. Assist in the design and implementation of experiments and with development of new experimental protocols. Candidate will be responsible for analyzing experimental samples and generating, recording and analyzing data. They will participate with other researchers within the lab and other outside units.
5% - Assist with various administrative duties related to the functioning of the laboratory, including the mentoring and supervision of undergrad students and volunteers. Create data collection tools, protocols and guidelines.
5% - Assist with ordering of supplies and reagents as needed. Attend meetings as required. Assist in the maintenance of a small mouse colony.
Required Qualifications (must be mentioned on application/resume):
Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science or related field plus one year of lab experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience to equal 5 years.
Experience with modern molecular biology techniques, such as PCR, cloning, Western blotting or protein biochemistry.
Experience with viral vectors.
Demonstrated experience with stem cells, including iPSCs and their differentiation.
Two years experience in a scientific lab with supervisory experience a plus.
Two years independent research experience.
Experience working with research animals.
Experiencing with optics and FRET a plus.
Willingness to learn new techniques and methods.
Ability to work well within the lab group and with collaborators.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Evidence of being capable of troubleshooting experimental problems independently and to think critically about their research.
Internal Number: 328871
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