The Research Assistant performs experiments from protocols outlined by the PI and will deviate from protocol when appropriate/necessary. This work will focus on understanding the biology of the human pathogen Candida albicans and how Candida acts as a pathogen in humans. The work will also examine mechanisms of sexual reproduction and drug resistance in multiple Candida species. Individual will also provide lab maintenance specific to the project, including the ordering of supplies and equipment.
Education: Must have a Bachelorâ??s degree in Biology or related science (grade 7). Bachelorâ??s degree with 1 â?? 2 years relevant laboratory experience (grade 8).
Extensive coursework in science and independent research experience.
Understanding of the importance of proper design, carrying out, and interpretation of scientific experiments.
Willingness to take instruction and training in specific techniques, and Environmental Health and Safety training.
Ability to interact and support other members of the laboratory
Ability to accurately describe and record experimental protocols and data.
Time management skills to be able to carry out multiple tasks in an appropriate amount of time.
Willing to work with infectious agents.
Experience in sterile laboratory techniques helpful.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Criminal background check required.
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Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
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