Advertised Summary Job Description: A research laboratory at the Institute for Cancer Genetics, that studies pancreatic cancer biology and redox metabolism is recruiting a Sr Research Technician to assist with cell culture, molecular and preclinical animal studies. The position involves additional responsibilities, such as processing of primary tissue samples, and culture/analysis of cells. The candidate should be motivated to participate in sample processing both from preclinical modeling experiments as well as therapeutic studies. This position affords the motivated technician an opportunity to develop/utilize both tissue culture and molecular biology skills.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 1.5 years of related experience or equivalent in education, training and experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Experience with mouse models, in vivo drug administration, cell biology assays e.g. flow cytometry, and/or molecular biology techniques is desired.
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with excellent organizational skills and communication skills (written and oral) plus an ability to work well in a multidisciplinary team environment are encouraged to apply. To be successful in this position, the candidate must be highly motivated, possess a high level of initiative and attention to details. S/he must also be capable of working independently in a team environment.
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