UNITED ARAB EMIRATES UNIVERSITY

Medical Research Specialist I

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Salary
7000 to 18000 AED
Posted
08 May 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Jun 2020
Ref
2565
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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.

Minimum Qualification

B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree in a relevant discipline.

Preferred Qualification

Demonstrated prior experience in animal care and handling, flow cytometry, molecular biology and cell culture techniques is essential.

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

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

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