Design, implement, and interpret experiments under the supervision of the principal investigator with the goal of publishing the work in high-quality journals. Plus, assist with preparing data for presentations at scientific meetings and for publication in journals.
Perform supplemental research activities, such as: maintaining detailed records of experimental data, meeting with the principal investigator and other lab personnel to discuss experiments, participating in weekly lab meetings, and reading the scientific literature.
Assist with general lab duties, such as: lab maintenance, ordering supplies, shipping reagents to other labs, preparing media and solutions, and assisting in the training of new lab members.Â
Analyzes and maintains data and/or specimens. Conducts literature reviews. Assists with preparation of reports, manuscripts and other documents.
Installs, sets up and performs experiments; interacting with students and other laboratory staff under the direction of the principal investigator.
Performs other related work as needed.Â Â Â
Degree in the biological sciences or related fields.
Research laboratory experience in one of the following areas: microbiology, molecular biology, or bacterial genetics.
Knowledge of bacterial genetics, molecular biology, and biochemistry
Knowledge of research techniques and methods
Familiarity with standard molecular biology lab equipment
Ability to use Microsoft Office
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Attention to detail
Verbal and written communication skills
Moderate physical activity which includes reaching for materials, carrying materials, safe handling and manipulation of chemicals and biological materials according to approved protocols, writing, computer use, standing at the bench, and bending at the waist/crouching to access certain pieces of equipment.
Requires the ability to stand for long periods of time, very good manual dexterity and the ability to perform fine motor tasks.Â
Weekend/Evening hours are occasionally needed.
Resume or CV (required)Â
Â Cover Letter (required)
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