The School of Arts and Sciences, Biology seeks a Research Technologisttowork independently and make judgements using prior lab experience and scientific knowledge. The research technologist will study how the process of Sex Determination affects Development. The research technologist will be required to use cutting edge techniques such as precise, CRISPR modification of the genome.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Generating mutants in Drosophila using CRISPR
Generating recombinant DNA constructs
Preparing stock solutions, buffers and media
Perform data analysis
Maintaining lab databases of reagents (strains, plasmids, antibodies etc.).
Attending and presenting data in lab meetings
Managing supplies, interfaces with vendors, ordering consumables and equipment,
Maintaining records, and upholding safety regulations.
Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field. Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
Previous research experience is required
Previous experience with molecular biology is a plus
Previous experience with Drosophila as a model system is a plus
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to exercise professional judgment and good written and oral communication skills are desired.
Strong working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Illustrator, Photoshop, and DNA/protein molecular biology software (ex: Geneious) is preferred.
Machines and/or Equipment used on the job:Confocal microscopy, autoclaves, centrifuges,
Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s). Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or laboratory environment.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CC Starting Salary Range: $15.00 - $19.44/Hour; Commensurate with experience Employee Group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department Name: Biology Personnel Area: School of Arts & Sciences
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