The Cellular and Molecular Biology Department has an open position available for an accomplished and dynamic Research Lab Specialist able to work independently in a lab and assist the principal investigator with the collection and analysis of data for specified research projects. This lab’s primary focus is the regulation of cell death and mitochondrial function as it relates to the study of leukemia. The ideal candidate will perform laboratory experiments with minimal supervision, learning and developing new procedures, and will possess a background in molecular biology and analysis of resulting data. Experience with genome-editing including as CRISPR/Cas9-based technologies is preferable. The position will manage specific, but limited, laboratory functions and training of laboratory personnel. Must demonstrate effort to increase knowledge of a specific area of research and participate in the presentation and/or publication of research results. Properly conducts specific projects and maintain efficient laboratory operations. Performs other duties as assigned or directed in order to meet the goals and objectives of the department and the institution.
Bachelor's degree in appropriate scientific field is required.
A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant post-degree work experience, with at least five (5) years at the Sr. Research Tech level, is required with a Bachelor's degree
A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant post-degree work experience, with at least (5) years at the Sr. Research Tech level, is required with a Master's degree
A minimum of four (4) years of relevant work experience including post-doctoral and/or technical staff experience is required with a Ph.D
BS/MS staff at the Senior Research Technologist level as of 5/12/2003 could be considered for promotion to Research Lab Specialist after five (5) years as a SJCRH Senior Research Technologist or an equivalent position in a similar research environment.
Experience with molecular biology, tissue culture and protein biochemistry is strongly preferred.
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