Research Assistant, Molecular Genetics
Date: Jul 28, 2021
Cincinnati, OH, US
University of Cincinnati
Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >
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As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.
A position is available to support research conducted in the laboratory of Dr. Tom Thompson to study molecules in the Transforming Growth Factor b signaling pathway. The qualified candidate will join a research team and assist with the coordination of laboratory projects or research studies by making independent scientific contributions based on professional training or functional experience.
Assist with tissue culture experiments, including cell-line maintenance, development and production of conditioned media
Develop and perform experiments using cell-based culture systems
Assist in expression and purification of recombinant proteins
Perform related duties based on laboratory needs, including ordering supplies, organization of reagents and coordination of researchers that support laboratory functions.
Effectively analyze and communicate results.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Five (5) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Additional related work experience may be required depending on field or discipline.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Previous tissues culture experience is desired. Experience with recombinant protein production, including expression and purification is also desired. Ability to interact and oversee/mentor junior scientist.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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