Classified Title: Research Technologist Working Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.00 - $19.25 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F; 8:30-5 pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003302-SOM Psy Neurobiology Personnel area: School of Medicine
We are seeking a research technologist to work on Huntington disease research using human induced pluripotent stem cell (hiPSC) models. Follow protocols to perform biological assays and experiments under supervision of the faculty investigator. There is the potential for an independent project for a motivated and hardworking research technologist.
Maintain and differentiate hiPSC culture following established protocols and procedures. Perform experiments by following protocols or with instruction.
Use basic science knowledge to learn techniques and methods, gain problem-solving skills through progressive training, understanding of the research, and presenting routinely in the group meetings.
Under close supervision of the faculty investigator, the candidate is responsible for, but not limited to conducting a variety of experiments including: cell culture, molecular biology, biochemistry, microscopy, and CRISPR genome editing.
Sustain an orderly laboratory workspace, perform related laboratory maintenance, monitor inventory of supplies, and clean equipment.
Bachelor's degree or higher in biology, chemistry or related field.
Six months related experience.
Previous research experience in cell culture, molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology and/or neuroscience would be helpful but is not a necessity.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Self-motivated and actively seeking to learn skills, expertise and knowledge.
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