Job no: 237442-AS
Onsite, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time,
SMPH/MED MICROBIO/MED MICRO
Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists,
The Research Specialist will work closely with the principal
investigator to perform experiments related to the skin microbiome,
including understanding the role of microbial communities in skin
health, associated disease, and impaired wound healing. Lab work is
multi-disciplinary and will include molecular, microbiological,
bioinformatics, and in vivo methods.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree with a focus in Biology, Microbiology,
Biochemistry or related field is required.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Minimum 1 year experience in a research lab. A strong background in
molecular biology, microbiology, and/or prior experience in
experimental approaches to study the microbiome and/or skin and
wound healing is desired. Applicants with experience in microbiome
research and/or possessing bioinformatics skills desired. Prior
experience with microbiology and handling microbiome samples
including sequencing library preparation, PCR and quantitative PCR
in high-throughput formats is highly desired.
Must be highly motivated with excellent time management skills;
ability to organize and maintain accurate records; strong attention
to detail; and the ability to work in a team environment and
laboratory setting. Demonstrated ability to learn new techniques
and train others is desired.
A534700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/MED MICROBIO/MED MICRO
Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a
designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
$32,697 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
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