Research Technician

California, United States
13 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
13 Apr 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

We seek to hire a Research Technician who will support our team in technical reserach to elucidating the mechanisms of interaction between gut microbiota and brain.

Job Duties

  • Work independently in an academic laboratory setting.
  • Assist with routine laboratory duties.
  • Support research projects under direct supervision of a senior laboratory member.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to the research being conducted from a four-year college or university.
  • 1 - 2 years of experience in a research lab setting beyond laboratory coursework.
  • Experience with basic laboratory techniques and equipment (pipetting, centrifugation, solutions).
  • Technical experience with RT-qPCR, ELISA, western blotting, immunohistochemistry, and other basic molecular biology and biochemical techniques.
  • Comfortable with animal research.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment and independently.
  • Ability to keep accurate and meticulous records of experimentation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with mouse models of behavior.
  • Technical experience in mouse research.
  • Experience in advanced immunocytochemistry, fluorescence, and confocal imaging.

Required Documents

  • Resume

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