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This position is designed for individuals who:




  • Seek training, experience, and mentoring in research setting

  • Plan to pursue a graduate or professional degree in sciences, medicine or related field

  • Have US citizenship or permanent residency



See Post-Baccalaureate Research Internship website:



https://research.uiowa.edu/students/post-baccalaureate-research-internship



Position Summary:



The Laboratory of Dr. Craig Ellermeier in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine has an opening for a post-baccalaureate research intern position



A research intern is needed to assist with the characterization of essential genes in the important bacterial pathogen Clostridium difficile. Training will be provided in cutting-edge bacterial genetics and molecular biology, growth of bacteria in an anaerobic chamber, and fluorescence microscopy.



Position Responsibilities:



Research: Contribute to new or continuing projects in support of existing grants; generate data for new grant proposals and publications.




  • Execute experiments under the direction of more senior research staff or the principal investigators.

  • Record data, maintain a detailed laboratory notebook, enter records into lab databases.

  • Observe techniques in other laboratories for implementation in our laboratory.

  • Assist in the analysis and interpretation of experiments.

  • Maintain lab databases for supplies, reagents, and strains.



Experiments: Perform molecular biology experiments involving pathogenic bacteria. Experiments will include cloning, DNA sequencing, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), construction of bacterial mutants, and purification of proteins.




  • Perform experiments, collect, document and interpret data.

  • Read, understand and implement experimental protocols.

  • Adhere to safety and compliance guidelines.

  • Adhere to quality assurance protocols to maintain validity and integrity of research data.

  • Plan daily activities to use time and resources efficiently.

  • Complete work within specified time guidelines; discuss progress and any problems as needed.

  • As individual skills develope: troubleshoot, analyze and propose modifications to protocols; perform complex techniques per protocol.



Collect, Manage and Communicate Data and Findings: Record and interpret data in support of project goals.




  • Collect and track data in an organized and logical manner.

  • Maintain an up-to-date laboratory notebook.

  • Assist in the preparation of manuscripts and grants by organizing data and preparing images, figures, and tables as directed.

  • As skills develop, analyze data and present results/findings at team and departmental meetings.



Administrative and Project Management: Contribute to the smooth and safe operation of the lab.




  • Assist in compliance with safety and regulatory guidelines.

  • Assist in maintaining accurate records and laboratory databases.

  • As skills develop, assist in on-boarding of new lab personnel, including compliance with safety training, record keeping, computer access.



Facilities and Equipment Management: Assist with general laboratory functionality




  • Assist in maintaining equipment clean and in working order. Keep shared workspaces clean and free of clutter.

  • Maintain stocks of supplies and reagents.

  • Order and properly store supplies and equipment as needed. Dispose of lab waste in compliance with regulatory guidelines.



Supervision and Staffing: As skills develop, may train, provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and counseling of students and newer employees. Assist in organizing the laboratory to accommodate new personnel and techniques.




  • Oversee undergraduate students in successful completion of assigned tasks and research.