The Department of Oral Biology, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo, has an opening in Dr. Keith Kirkwood’s laboratory for a self-motivated and independent Research Technician II. This individual will work closely with other members of the research team including clinicians, research coordinators, and students investigating alterations in the immune system associated with mouse models of oral cancer, oral mucositis, and other inflammatory-based diseases. Ideal candidates must be comfortable with handling laboratory mice and animal husbandry. Experience with the following laboratory techniques is desired: cell culture, ELISAs, qRT-PCR, immunohistochemistry along with computer skills for digital image capture and analyses. Successful candidates must be able to work well as a team and have strong written and oral communication skills.
Formal training in biological sciences along with at least an Associate’s degree or two years of formal training in subject matter directly related to the project.
Preferred candidates should be thoroughly familiar with the cellular and molecular biology techniques used in the field along with 3 years of experience related to the project. The ideal candidate will have a college degree in chemistry, biology or one of the biological sciences.