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9228 - ResearchTechnician I


The Research Technician will carry out cellular and molecular biology experiments under the direction of the Principal Investigator in the laboratory for the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. This position will also involve small animal handling, organ harvesting, injections, and other assigned laboratory animal procedures.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

• Perform cellular and molecular biology techniques using primary and cancer cell lines. Techniques include mammalian cell culture (immortalized and primary cell culture, and cancer cell lines), and in vitro functional assays (i.e. proliferation, cytotoxicity, apoptosis and invasion assays). Perform molecular biology techniques to include extraction of nucleic acids from cancer cell lines, mouse xenograft tumors, and FFPE samples, qRT-PCR, immunoblotting, and gene knock-out and knock-in, etc. • Perform mouse studies for preclinical validation of anti-cancer drugs. Mouse studies include athymic nude and NOD/SCID mouse mammary fat pad xenograft and syngeneic mouse models. • Collect data, maintain accurate records and report the results. • Perform lab supply requisition and management as well as maintenance of the lab equipment.

The successful candidate should be proficient with cell and molecular biology techniques and accept to work with mouse models. Priority will be given to candidates with experience in:•Mammalian cell culture (immortalized and primary cell culture, and cancer cell lines), and in vitro functional assays (i.e. proliferation, cytotoxicity, apoptosis and invasion assays);•Molecular biology (extraction of nucleic acids from cancer cell lines, mouse xenograft tumors, and FFPE samples, qRT-PCR, immunoblotting, and gene knock-out and knock-in, etc.);• Mouse studies (athymic nude and NOD/SCID mouse mammary fat pad xenograft and syngeneic mouse models)

 
To be considered for this position, please include a cover letter and resume. A minimum of 3 references will be required if selected for an interview.

Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Science (Biology or Chemistry preferred) from an accredited institution and 2 to 3 years’ experience in a research laboratory preferred; working knowledge of basic molecular techniques is required.


Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.