Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Prepare routine reagents and chemicals.
Ensure compliance with university regulations.
Maintain laboratory equipment.
Use standard methods in molecular biology and biochemistry such as DNA isolation, PCR, rtPCR, northern and western blotting, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, molecular cloning, RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, ChIP-seq, Hi-C, DNA sequencing, and Illumina DNA sequencing library preparation.
Conduct experiments in cultured human cells and human tissues.
Provide training to post-docs, graduate students, and technicians in experimental techniques and laboratory protocols.
Help to troubleshoot and answer questions.
Interact and coordinate with other members of the department and collaborating laboratories.
Maintain accurate records of all activities performed during experimentation, including keeping careful written and computerized records of all experiments using a centralized database.
Attend research lab meetings and other lab activities. Â
Maintains technical and administrative support for a research project.
Assists with developing or amending study protocols; assisting with developing data collection tools; assisting with building databases; and providing general administrative support. Has general awareness in research techniques or methods, regulatory policies and procedures, and relevant scientific field.
Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
Performs other related work as needed
Five years preferred of research experience in a relevant field of study. Â
Ability to train others
Knowledge in relevant scientific field
Knowledge of research techniques or methodsÂ
Knowledge of regulatory policies and proceduresÂ
Attention to detail Â
Organizational skills Â
Verbal and written communication skills Â
Ability to work independently and as part of a team Â
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Cover Letter (preferred)
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