Researcher 1 - Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary: 36,296.00 - 72,612.80
Internal Number: 357680
70% Research: • Conduct cloning and validation of genes for engineering T-cells to target cancer using animal models to support a fast-paced laboratory. Utilize provided written protocols and guidance received from the PI and other senior researchers in the lab. • Employ various experimental techniques including growing primary and immortalized mouse and human T-cell lines. • Use various software to analyze results using learned data analysis techniques. • Complete functional analysis of T-cell responses.
30% Laboratory Management: • Assist others in the maintenance of lab strain archives and equipment, data management and analysis, and in the preparation of data for meetings, manuscripts, and grants. • Work closely with the PI to maintain laboratory regulatory compliance and ensure lab safety. Individual will assist in ordering laboratory supplies and maintaining laboratory logs.
All required qualifications must be documented on application materials
Required Qualifications: • BA/BS or a combination of related education and work experience to equal four years. • Proficient record keeping and/or database management skills. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office. • Ability to work independently, problem solve, and multi-task. • Team player, open-minded, and willing to learn.
Preferred Qualifications: • Experience working with tissue culture, cloning and flow cytometry. • Experience working within a laboratory environment. • Experience with small animal handling.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.