Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Temporary Research Assistant for the Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics within the New Jersey Medical School. The purpose of this position is to provide cellular, genetic, molecular, and biochemical support at Dr. Sugimoto's lab.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Performs laboratory research requiring analysis of yeast cells and mammalian and application of standard cellular, molecular, biochemical, and genetic procedures.
Maintains necessary lab records, databases, and files as hard copies and computer files.
Do serial dilutions of biological organisms to assess numbers.
Maintains and manages lab supplies.
Follow protocols to conduct basic molecular genetic and cell biology experiments.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor of Science or higher degree(s) and qualifications in lab technology, sufficient capacity and experience to gain expertise in the above duties.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking, or hearing. No special vision requirements. Must be able to lift or exert force up to ten (10) pounds.
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