Research Technologist position is available to carry out research on retinal disease processes with a focus on diabetic retinopathy (one of the major causes of blindness in the U.S.)
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
The researcher will conduct a combination of studies, including management and investigations of mouse models of retinal vascular disease and diabetic retinopathy as well as analysis of retinal tissue specimens from mice.
This will include studies of treatment strategies for diabetic retinopathy using mouse models and basic molecular biology (immunohistochemistry and quantitative real-time PCR).
Minimum Qualifications: (mandatory):
Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Prior experience during undergrad with animal work and/or tissue sectioning is desirable.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.00-$19.25 Employee Group: Casual / On Call Schedule: Mon-Fri 9-5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department Name: 10003496-SOM Oph Ocular Molecular Biology Personnel Area: School of Medicine
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