Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Summary of Position:
** THIS IS A ONE-YEAR TEMPORARY POSITION**
The research professional will conduct research in aspects of chemical carcinogenesis, epigenetics, and chemical biology relevant to our ongoing studies of DNA adducts and epigenetic deregulation in lung cancer. This position is expected to provide daily support to the research activities in the laboratory by conducting cell culture and animal experiments in support of many ongoing projects, lab organization, documentation, and supply orders.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 40 % Cell culture experiments Maintain mammalian cell culture, Conduct cell culture treatments, extract proteins, RNA, DNA
30 % Management of the research laboratory Take care of supply orders, lab organization, support smooth operation of the lab.
10 % Record-keeping and Preparation of Manuscripts Maintaining detailed laboratory records; preparing data for manuscripts and presentations.
5% Training Graduate and Undergraduate Students Training of students in proper cell culture techniques
Supervision: Research professional will be trained by, and work in conjunction with a faculty mentor (Natalia Tretyakova) who determines the training agenda. They report to Natalia Tretyakova.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.
Required Qualifications: BA/BS (in Biology or Biochemistry, preferred) with at least 2 years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal 6 years. Proficiency in general molecular and cell biology techniques, as well as comparing, verifying and reconciling data.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience with mammalian cell culture and mouse models, familiarity with UMN ordering system.
Working Conditions: The majority of work will be conducted in a laboratory setting.
Internal Number: 329457
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