We have an immediate need for an entry-level Research Technician to work in our lab. We study cytoskeletal and signaling proteins in blood disorders, including malaria, babesiosis, sickle cell disease, and thrombosis. The lab sits within the Department of Developmental, Molecular and Chemical Biology.
What You'll Do
Under close supervision of Principal Investigator, the Research Technician will be responsible for:
- Conducting a variety of experiments following established procedures and protocols, including:
- Tissue culture
- Characterization of malaria proteins in human red blood cells
- CRISPR-Cas9 editing
- Biochemical interactions with endothelial cells
- Recording test results
- Performing data analysis using appropriate statistical software
- Maintaining laboratory equipment
What We're Looking For
- Bachelor's degree in STEM
- 6+ months experience working in a laboratory
- Possess a strong basic lab foundation
- Familiarity with laboratory techniques and procedures, including malaria parasite tissue culture, PCR, and basic understanding of gene editing technology
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.