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Technician B

Neurology

Technician B

  • 528992
  • Medical Center
  • Neurology
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Aug 24 2022
  • Technical Grade 4
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit: SSA
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • End Date if Temporary: 1 Year
  • Hours Per Week: 35.00
  • Salary Range: $44,880.04
 

Position Summary

Full time lab technician position for an applicant interested in pursuing postbacclaureate studies in neuroscience, medicine, or similar fields. Primary interest of the laboratory is to understand the mechanistic underpinnings of adult-onset neurodegenerative disease by using mouse genetics, cell biology and biochemistry. Scientific activities include processing histological samples, support scientists in maintaining mouse colony, PCR genotyping, biochemical analyses of tissue homogenates. Day-to-day activities involve organization of supplies, antibody and plasmid libraries and maintenance of lab environment. This is a 1-year position, with a possible renewal for additional years upon review.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in biology, neuroscience, biochemistry, or related science and/or equivalent in education, training and experience.
  • Must have some lab experience
  • Must communicate effectively in both written and oral settings
  • Must be able to work in a team setting
  • Must be able to maintain an excellently curated lab notebook, as well as demonstrate other organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Matlab, R, or Python
  • Proficiency with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

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