Research Technician II - Aderem Lab
Seattle Biomedical Research Institute - Seattle, WA

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Opportunity Overview:
The Aderem Lab at Seattle BioMed has an immediate opening for a Research Technician II in a project that involves the development and implementation of novel experimental strategies to determine both the genetic basis and molecular mechanisms of innate immune reactions towards pathogens. Tools of Systems Biology are used for the discovery of novel regulatory mechanisms and are validated in both conventional and state-of-the-art in vitro and in vivo assays.

Candidates will be fully integrated into the project and are expected to contribute to the design and optimization of experiments as well as to critically analyze data independently. Candidates should be comfortable working with infectious materials and willing to undergo training for work in a BSL-2, potentially also BSL-3, environment.

Successful Candidates will hav e proficiency with t he following skills:

Bachelor's degree

Several years of lab experience

Experience at rapidly achieving proficiency with complex instrumentation is highly desirable

Ability to consistently and carefully process large numbers of samples

Gene expression analysis, including RNA extraction, reverse transcription, and quantitative real-time PCR

Western blots, IPs, chromatography

Molecular cloning techniques

Large-scale cell culture of immune cells and cell lines

Proven ability to work independently

Professional work ethic and good “team player” with regard to participating in general lab operations and upkeep

Excellent communication skills

Familiarity with the following techniques is desirable:
Mass spectrometry sample preparation

Mouse infection models and animal handling

If you are an enthusiastic researcher interested and committed to global health, please apply online today!

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