A full-time research technician position is available October 1 for at least 12 months duration in the department of Molecular & Cell Biology under the direct supervision of Dr. Philip C. Trackman. Dr. Trackman's research is focused primarily on oral cancer for this project with the understanding molecular mechanism by which lysyl oxidase like-2 promotes oral cancer. In addition, novel inhibitors are to be tested in mouse model.
Salary: Grade 24
Knowledge and experience in immunohistochemistry and basic biochemical techniques including SDS PAGE, western blotting, PCR, qPCR, DNA and RNA isolation, agarose gel electrophoresis and basic DNA cloning techniques is required. Experience handling mice in an approved facility and experience with tissue harvesting is a plus. The candidate will also help with laboratory maintenance and ordering supplies. B.S. or B.A. in a biological science with at least one year of postgraduate relevant work experience is required, and/or a Master's degree in a biological science.
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