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Job ID: 185789

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

Date Posted May 16, 2022
Title Research Technician
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Microbiology and Immunology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
The Department ofMicrobiology & Immunology at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of SUNY, located at the Downtown Campus, has an open research technicain position available to study how the metabolism of the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii impacts its growth and virulence. Projects include defining how the parasite senses oxygen, how parasite oxygen sensing impacts virulence, and what parasite proteins and processes are impacted by parasite oxygen sensing. Job duties will include:

The incumbent will assist the lab in a variety of capacities, including:
* Maintain parasite cultures
* Creating and characterizing gene knockouts
* Maintaining laboratory solutions and chemicals
* Collecting data and reporting them to supervisor
* Additionally, the incumbent will prepare reports and papers, develop and assist in scientific experiments, assist in the preparation of scientific publications, and provide support services for the laboratory as requested.

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 The University at Buffalo
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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