General description: A basic science lab in the field of cardiovascular research is seeking a Research Technologist. The lab investigates mechanisms of vascular dysfunction and develops and tests therapeutic targets for these important diseases. The candidate will work closely with the faculty investigator assist with experiments to study pulmonary hypertension and systemic vascular aging using experimental rodent (rat and mouse) models.
Following routine protocols under the close supervision of a faculty investigator, perform in vivo and ex vivo measures of vascular stiffness, vascular function, and cardiac function in rat and mouse models.
Perform well established laboratory protocols using requisite lab equipment and instruments, making minor adjustments as needed.
Responsible for making buffers, preparing media, and reagents.
Operates requisite laboratory equipment and instruments; records data; maintains and makes minor adjustments to equipment.
Prepares solutions, reagents, and stains following standard laboratory formulas and procedures.
Uses sterile techniques to avoid contaminating lab experiments.
Prepares, cleans, sterilizes, and maintains laboratory equipment, glassware, and instruments used in research experiments.
Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Working Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $14.14-$19.44 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30AM-5PM Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002720-SOM Ane Cardiac Anesthesiology Personnel area: School of Medicine
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