Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): High School diploma/GED. Working knowledge of typical Microbiology laboratory procedures which may include Aseptic technique, growing bacteria, PCR, Westerns. Familiarity with the operation of specialized apparatus or equipment relative to the field of flow cytometry.
Preferred Qualifications: Associate's degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, or a related field in hand by December, 2022. Experience assisting with a variety of murine models of infectious disease. Experience assisting with immunologic techniques.
Brief Description of Duties: Working under general supervision, the incumbent will perform a variety of routine and/or semi-skilled tasks to support and directly assist a research project or program for Dr. Brian Sheridan's laboratory in the Department of Microbiology. Therefore, the selected applicant will need to have a working knowledge of typical tests, procedures or techniques relative to the field as well as familiarity with the operation of specialized apparatus or equipment relative to the field.
The successful incumbent will have excellent interpersonal skills, exercising strong organizational and time-management skills with an exceptional attention to detail. Essential for this role is the adeptness to work independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving.
Aid trainees in the execution of experiments and analysis of data
Assist in managing mouse colony
Assist in maintaining lab inventory and equipment.
Assist in ordering supplies and equipment to keep the lab inventory well stocked.
Other duties as assigned.
Special Notes: The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Non Exempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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