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Research Assistant- Microbiology, Immunology, and Bioinformatics
University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee
 
 
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Date Posted 09/21/2020
Category
Admin-Laboratory and Research
Employment Type FullTime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Research Assistant- Microbiology, Immunology, and Bioinformatics - 200000010Q 



Description

 

Pay Grade:      36

Hiring Range: $15.01 - $18.01/Hourly


 

THIS IS A GRANT-FUNDED POSITION.


 

JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the direction of an assigned Principal Investigator, this position assists in an ongoing research project investigating innate immune cell signaling and inflammatory diseases within the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Biochemistry. Duties include conducting experiments using biochemical, microbiological, and cellular/molecular biological techniques, consolidating records, analyzing research results, operating/ maintaining laboratory equipment, and conducting routine lab functions daily.


 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Conducts assigned experiments (Animal experiments, ELISA, Western Blot, Protein 

  • Assay, Cell Culture, Small Animal Cell Isolation, Cloning and Other Molecular Biology Assays, FACS, etc.).
  • Supports and participates in student and postdoctoral fellow studies. 
  • Organizes experiments (designs and prepares experiments and writes procedures, protocols, and lab notes).
  • Records and analyzes data.
  • Performs routine laboratory operations (prepares reagents, orders supply inventory, maintains equipment, and cleans/organizes laboratory, etc.).
  • Oversees animal colonies.
  • Participates in lab meetings.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 

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    Qualifications

     
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  
     

    EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s Degree in biological sciences (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)


     

    EXPERIENCE: OR a combination of college course work and work experience to equal eight (8) years. Must be able to work with small animals and rodents, chemicals, biologics, and radioactive materials.


     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Interpersonal/human relations skills.
    • Ability to be highly organized, analytical, and detailed-oriented.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to operate personal computer and various software packages. 
    • Ability to stand for long periods while performing experiments.      

     


    Job
      Research Technical 
    Primary Location
      US-Tennessee-Memphis 
    Organization
      Microbiology, Immunology & Biochemistry 
    Campus/Institute  Memphis 
    Schedule
      Full-time 
    Job Posting
      Sep 9, 2020, 10:38:20 AM 


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