Medical Research Specialist I
Job Description General Responsibilities:
- Management of PI’s laboratory: organization, equipment maintenance, consumables inventories, ordering and procurement of laboratory supplies and consumables.
- Carry out experiments, perform data analysis, including the statistical analysis, and be involved in interpretation and communication of main results.
- Organize and assist in the laboratory-based practical sessions for undergraduate medical students in the different Biochemistry courses.
- Participate in the training and supervision of graduate and undergraduate students.
- Be responsible for the technical development, maintenance and troubleshooting of all laboratory equipment.
- Ensure that safe laboratory practices are followed.
Specific Responsibilities and Tasks:
- Independently conduct experiments involving daily injections in mice. Blood extraction and analysis by spectrophotometry.
- Maintenance of animal colony.
- Conduct experiments involving surgical techniques as well as isolation and purification of specific cell populations using different purification techniques (autoMACS, FACs sorter).
- Conduct experiments involving mammalian cell isolation and primary cell culture methodologies
- Conduct experiments involving FACS analysis of different cell populations (spleen, lymph nodes, pancreas, tumors). Analyze and interpret the results
- Conduct experiments involving general molecular biology techniques including PCR, RNA preparation/extraction and gel electrophoresis, immunocytochemistry, and ELISA Reporting to: PI responsible for research projects and to the Chair of the Department.
B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree in a relevant discipline.
Demonstrated prior experience in animal care and handling, flow cytometry, molecular biology and cell culture techniques is essential.
Minimum 3-4 years in academic or research institution setting and/or in the relevant scientific field.
Division College of Medicine&Health Sciences
Department Biochemistry - (CMHS)
Job Close Date open until filled
Job Category Staff
Salary 7000 to 18000 AED