Summary Description: We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our group at the Institute For Cancer Genetics as a Staff Associate (Research Officer). The successful candidate will work as part of a research team focused on identifying mechanisms of cancer progression and therapy resistance. The candidate will be expected to work independently and to design, execute and interpret experiments working in a collaborative research environment. The candidate must have extensive prior experience in mouse handling and surgery, standard molecular techniques, and excellent organizational skills.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidate must have four years of related experience. A Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Art is required in the field(s) of Biology, Chemistry or Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Stem Cell Biology, etc.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge and experience in molecular biology. Experience in mouse handling and mouse surgery and/or flow cytometry would be a plus.
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