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Technician B

Neurology

Technician B

  • 525283
  • Medical Center
  • Neurology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Apr 29 2022
  • Technical Grade 4
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $26.16 Hr.

Position Summary

The Technician B will conduct pre-clinical research on Glut1 deficiency syndrome as a means of eventually developing a treatment for the disease.


Responsibilities

  • Work on a pre-clinical model of Glut1 deficiency to test therapeutic strategies for the disease.
  • Administer and test potential therapeutics in a mouse model of Glut1 deficiency. This involves mouse husbandry, genotyping and a range of molecular, cellular and behavioral assays to be used on the model mice.
  • Conduct research work in the lab and assist in developing IACUC protocols and manage certain aspects of running a research lab, e.g., liaising with the university EH&S office, ensuring the lab is compliant with state, local and university rules and regulations and ordering reagents for lab work.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or physics or a completed animal husbandry program or equivalent in education, training and experience. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of various related laboratory procedures and techniques preferred.
  • One year of related experience preferred.
  • Master's in Science desirable. 

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