The Assistant Scientist in the Medical School’s Microbiology Department, under general supervision, provides professional level research support requiring the application of standard research practices and techniques for an immunology lab, such as surface and intracellular immunostaining, ELISA, Western Blot and dendritic cell cultures. Will be responsible for organizing and carrying out specific details of experiments and for performing skin grafts in mice and monitoring their outcome. Performs analysis and interpretation of results carrying task through to completion. Performs assigned research duties including: analyzing data, interpreting information, and creating reports, assists with the completion of various research projects, determines various characteristics of materials and subjects used in laboratory experiments, prepares tissue samples and may work with chemicals and animals and makes corrective modifications in methodology and develops various procedures. Also, records results of research test and experiments and prepares detailed charts and reports of procedures, may review survey literature and summarize pertinent data. Establishes and maintains literary files, assists in the preparation and/or editing of research manuals for publication, operates and maintains sophisticated laboratory equipment and may maintain, assemble, adjust and make minor repairs to complex laboratory equipment. Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of directly related experience, preferably in intracellular immunostaining, ELISA, Western Blot and dendritic cell cultures. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrated ability to work independently.
- Must have excellent technical and analytical skills.
- Ability to work in a team environment with strong written and oral communication skills.
- Must be able to operate all standard laboratory and office equipment and software.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
- Masters degree in a related field.
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