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Research Technician II, Pediatrics
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jan. 19, 2023
Title Research Technician II, Pediatrics
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Pediatrics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
The University at Buffalo, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, is looking for a Research Technician 2 who can take charge of projects. We are a lab that focuses on antibody responses and immunity. Performing laboratory assays, recording results, presenting results to PI and lab group for eventual publication in scientific manuscripts. Technical aspects encompass the processing of human samples, isolating PBMCs and plasma and then performing a variety of techniques on the samples.

Experiments we rely heavily on include:
  • ELISA assays
  • RNA isolation
  • Rt-PCR
  • magnetic cell separation
  • cell culture
  • phage library screening with monoclonal antibodies and plasma
  • PBMC isolation from human blood
  • processing deep sequencing data from samples

Funding for this position is currently supported by American Heart Association and Infectious Diseases Society of America, and is assured for two years - perfect for a post-bach experience on the way to medical or graduate school. A solid molecular biology background and the desire and ability to learn new skills quickly will serve you well in this position.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About UB
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

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