Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
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RESEARCH SUPPORT ASSOCIATE 1 , Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research , to support the Birnbaum and Gifford laboratories. The research projects will utilize a combination of protein engineering, molecular biology, and machine learning. Will provide basic technical support for researchers and their projects by conducting yeast display experiments; creating new DNA constructs via PCR and related techniques; performing protein preparation; preparing and analyzing sequencing data; performing prep work for experiments; and conducting standard lab techniques and functions to support the lab and/or research project or protocol. Additional responsibilities include general laboratory upkeep and support.
REQUIRED : a high school diploma or its equivalent; exposure to a research lab; computer skills; training in hands-on equipment maintenance; practiced documentation skills; excellent organizational skills; meticulous attention to detail; a commitment to exceeding quality standards, providing exceptional services, and producing accurate and high-quality; and an awareness of safe work practices and the ability to follow safety procedures and maintain a safe work environment. Seek a self-motivated, highly organized team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills who is comfortable summarizing and reporting results to researchers. Job #17612-3
This is a one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal based upon funding availability.
Internal Number: 17612
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