Research Specialist I/II

Requisition # 2018-8448
Date Posted 2 weeks ago(2/6/2018 9:27 AM)
Department
Molecular Biology
Category
Research and Laboratory
Full-Time / Part-Time
Full-Time

Overview

Princeton University’s Department of Molecular Biology seeks applicants for a research specialist position to join a laboratory using mammalian cell culture systems to study normal and cancer cell behaviors. The successful candidate will act as lab manager and also carry out an independent research project such as editing genes using the CRISPR/Cas9 system.

Responsibilities

Specific duties will include:

  • culturing of mammalian cells
  • preparing DNA constructs
  • cell transfections and lentiviral infections
  • protein expression and purification
  • fluorescence microscopy
  • ordering supplies

 

This is a three-year term position with the possibility of renewal.

Qualifications

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with course work in cell/developmental biology, biochemistry, and/or molecular biology required or Master's degree with 4+ years’ experience in cell/developmental biology, molecular biology and/or biochemistry. Rank/level will be commensurate with the qualifications of the selected candidate.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate and carry out independent research required.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of work experience in a lab setting is preferred.

  • Applicants should be willing to commit to the position for at least two years.

Level/grade will be commensurate with the qualifications of the selected candidate.

 

 

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

RSP, 020

Standard Weekly Hours

36.25

Eligible for Overtime

Yes

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

No

Estimated Appointment End Date

5/1/2021

Comments Related to End Date

3 year term position

Physical Capacity Exam Required

No

Valid Driver's License Required

No

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