Research Support Specialist

Position Summary

A research group with a long-standing interest in mechanisms underlying DNA replication, DNA repair and DNA mutagenesis seeks a Research Support Specialist.

• It is expected that the candidate will work collaboratively with postdoctoral, graduate student and undergraduate student researchers
• Will independently execute varied experimental procedures
• Will have strong verbal and written communication skills
• Will process research results and write summary reports
• Will procure laboratory supplies, and will maintain laboratory reagents, stocks, and equipment.

Outstanding Benefits Package
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About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo .

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status

Minimum Qualifications

B.A./B.S. (or M.A./M.S.) in Biochemistry or a similar discipline and 1 year or more research technician experience in biomedical research lab.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred experience with the following techniques: General bacterial growth and manipulation; purification of DNA and RNA ; plasmid cloning; agarose gel electrophoresis; PCR ; DNA sequence analysis; site directed mutagenesis; SDS - PAGE ; Western blot analysis; protein overexpression; FPLC .

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