Salary is commensurate with experience and education
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The Division of Cardiology is a large, complex Division in the Department of Medicine with over 100 faculty, 31 fellows and over 100 professional, classified and hourly employees spread across 6 campuses: UW, Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital, Edmonds Cardiology Clinic, VA Puget Sound Hospital and UW South Lake Union.
The Division of Cardiology at University of Washington has an outstanding opportunity for a Research Scientist/Engineer 3. The Research Scientist reports directly to the PIs and is expected to work independently and collaboratively with a highly interactive group of fellow research personnel for research on heart disease.
The individual in this position will focus on experiments in molecular cloning and transgenic murine systems. He/she will be required to perform the following:
Design and conduct molecular biology experiments for research projects involving cloning techniques: upregulation and knockdown systems in cultured cells.
Design and conduct experiments on mice: create specific animals using breeding and genotyping strategies and create animal models pertinent to human cardiovascular diseases.
Collaborate with and support the PI with multiple laboratory experiments, as delegated by the PI.
Independently prepare, optimize and execute experiment protocols; analyze the data and generate and present summary and reports for research projects and laboratory activities per instruction.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
BS degree in biomedical sciences (cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, physiology, pathology, or veterinary science), and two to four years of relevant experience in a research lab.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and maintain a detailed record of research activities.
The will and desire to innovate and learn new concepts and techniques both in collaboration with as well independent of colleagues, depending on context.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Mouse surgery, tissue histology, cell culture, and flow cytometry.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
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