The Adamson lab in the Molecular Biology Department and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics seeks applicants for a Research Specialist I / Research Specialist II. The rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. We study cellular stress response pathways and seek to understand how coordination of these pathways control cell behavior. Our goals are to (1) systematically delineate how human cells respond to changing conditions in both normal and disease states, and therefore achieve understanding of differential response activities, and (2) identify and characterize context-specific responses. For our work, we use and develop cutting-edge experimental technologies, including CRISPR-based gene editing, genome-scale genetic screens, and single-cell RNA-sequencing.
We seek a motivated and highly organized individual to contribute to large-scale functional genomic screens, cell and molecular biology experiments, and various support activities in the lab. One immediate goal for this technician will be setting up the Adamson wet lab. Responsibilities will therefore include ordering equipment and supplies, setting up experimental devices, and establishing organizational systems for lab reagents. In addition, this technician will be expected to contribute to research efforts and analysis of data.
The ideal candidate is one who seeks professional development and is therefore interested in reading the current scientific literature and thinking critically about experimental design. The role has great potential for the advancement of skills in sought after research technologies.
Salary will include the full benefits package. The position is open and review of applications will begin immediately. The anticipated start-date is the 1st of September 2018 or later. This will be a two-year term position, with the possibility of renewal contingent upon satisfactory performance.
Specific duties include:
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
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