Princeton University's Department of Molecular Biology seeks applicants for a part-time Research Specialist to assist teaching staff with two laboratory courses.
Throughout the year, the Lewis Thomas Teaching Laboratory Research Specialist will aide in the planning and preparations for all laboratory sessions, including ordering equipment and supplies, preparing and testing reagents before dispensing for student use, maintaining functional equipment (ranging from micropipettes to analytical balances to microscopes), and maintaining a safe and productive laboratory (keeping inventories, restocking, handling chemical waste, organizing and cleaning). During class sessions, the Research Specialist will be following daily laboratory protocols and setting up reagents, equipment, supplies in addition to the timely clean-up and breakdown of laboratory after each session.
Preferred qualifications include: prior lab experience; knowledge of chemical hazards (e.g. compatibility for chemical waste, when to use protective clothing, etc); knowledge of use and care of compound microscopes; familiarity with a variety of model systems (e.g. fruit flies, worms, fish, bacteria, yeast, etc.).
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