Job Duties 80% - Research: Candidate will be supervised but will independently perform a variety of structured lab research assignments at a expert level. He/she is expected to perform a variety of molecular analyses (working with RNA and molecular cloning) and protein biochemistry techniques (i.e. western blotting, IP, and ChIP), histology (cryo and microtome sectioning and immunohistochemistry), cell culture, flow cytometry, and animal studies. Responsibilities will also include maintenance of a transgenic mouse colony, including basic husbandry, genotyping, and assistance with tissue harvesting and in vivo experiments in mice.
20% - Lab Administration: Reagent ordering/preparation for your related research. Participate in lab duty rotations Train new lab members Data analyses, assist in manuscript/grant writing.
Bachelors degree and two years experience, or a combination of education and experience to equal six years.
Prior hands-on lab experience with animals, cell culture, and molecular biology techniques.
Inquisitive, motivated, organized (able to recognize and prioritize work) and responsible.
Preference will be given to those who have education background in Immunology/Inflammation and experience with flow cytometry.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.