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Research Technician
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Oct. 2, 2019
Title Research Technician
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Biochemistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Biology - Genetics
    Biology - Biochemistry
    Biology - Cell Biology
    Biology - Molecular

Position Summary
We are seeking a highly motivated and exceptionally organized research technician with attention to detail for the management of our mutant mouse colonies in a newly established neuroscience laboratory in the Hunter James Kelly Research Institute. We are studying the mechanisms of axonal support by glial cells, and axon degeneration itself, using techniques on the molecular, cellular, and organismal level. The selected candidate will help with maintenance of our mouse models for neurodegenerative conditions. This includes all aspects of animal breeding and organization, tissue collection, genotyping methods (e.g. PCR and electrophoresis), and maintaining electronic records. The candidate must have computer experience, especially with MS Excel. Further, excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. If you meet these criteria, then please apply to join our team!

About UB
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowledge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status

Minimum Qualifications
Associate’s degree, or two years formal training in subject matter directly related to the project or program and at least 3 years of experience directly related to the project or program, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Basic knowledge of laboratory animal management and welfare, genetic recombination (e.g. Cre-loxP system), as well as PCR techniques are necessary.

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