The primary function of this position is to provide support to scientists with their experiments and research. He/she will work primarily work in a lab environment, but may work in an office while analyzing basic data. He/she will be required to record test results, monitor experiments, use, clean and maintain equipment, care for lab animals, maintain supplies and prepare equipment for testing. He/she will work as part of a team. Depending on the project, he/she will report to a post-doctoral supervisor or the principal investigator. A great deal of the research assistant's work will require on-the-job training. As such, he/she will be assigned to a mentor for each technique who will train him/her and provide feedback.
Required: Bachelor of Sciences
â‹College level Neuroscience, Biology, Biochemisty, or Molecular Biology courses and the requisite laboratory courses.
Experience handling transgenic mice.
Experience in patient care environments, either shadowing physicians or other capacity preferred.
Strong communications skills
Basic understanding of molecular biology.
Must be able to maintain HIPPAA compliance.
Criminal Background and Education Check Required.
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Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry
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