Research Scientist I - EX

Job Description:

The Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies is looking to hire an exceptional candidate to join ongoing research studies aimed at understanding the role of B cells in promoting systemic autoimmunity.

We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic about taking a hands-on, problem-solving approach, analytical, and enjoys working in a collaborative group setting. Candidates desiring additional research training prior to applying to graduate or medical school are eligible to apply.

The successful candidate will have experience in an academic/industry lab setting and will possess a strong background in immunology, including experience in mouse experimentation, flow cytometry, fluorescence microscopy, PCR and ELISA's.

Requirements:

Most of the responsibilities will be project driven and the candidate is expected to be able to exercise independent judgment in designing and conducting experiments in a rapidly changing, deadline-driven environment. Must be able to interpret, evaluate, analyze and present data/progress through individual and group meetings as well as accurately document and record experiments in an electronic lab notebook (ELN). Must possess a professional demeanor and excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as the ability to multitask and troubleshoot various issues.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and/or related field
  • Prior experience in a laboratory setting; may include relevant educational programs

Preferred:

  • 2 year's experience in a related area/laboratory setting
  • Strong background in flow cytometry, SDS-PAGE, Western blotting, fluorescence microscopy, PCR and ELISA's
  • Some experience with laboratory management

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