The position will participate in flow cytometry and stem cell research; conducting experiments using high-speed, multi-parameter cell sorters and analyzers. The position will work directly and collaboratively with a number of researchers, assisting in design, execution, and interpretation of experiments and evaluation of research data. Will also assist in training and advising lab members in use of equipment. Duties will include operating and maintaining equipment, scheduling procedures, quality control testing, troubleshooting instruments and computer programs during the conduct of experiments, ordering supplies/materials, interfacing with vendors, and preparing reagents. Position will also generate reports for faculty and management.
This is a one year position with the possibility of extension based on availability of continued funding and satisfactory performance.
May be required to lift, move and transport related laboratory equipment.
May be required to work with a variety of hazardous materials. May be required to work with and handle animals.
Salary Grade: 052
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
College background or equivalent work experience, preferably in a related discipline.
B.A. or B.S. in biology or related field and one to two years in a stem cell, immunology, or developmental biology research lab are strongly preferred, as is prior experience with flow cytometry and/ or cell sorting. Basic computer and laboratory science skills are necessary. Person must be comfortable working with animal and human cells, operating complex equipment, managing computerized data, and interacting effectively with a diverse group of researchers with various levels of expertise and experience.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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