New job Researcher 2 in Minnesota

Researcher 2

Company : University of Minnesota
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Minnesota

Full Description

Required qualifications:
BS/BA in a biological science plus one year of relevant scientific experience or a combination of education and relevant scientific experience to total 5 years.

Preferred qualifications:
MS preferred in a biological science
Experience culturing intestinal organoids and intracellular parasites strongly preferred

Responsibilities:
Maintains murine intestinal organoid cultures. Establishes methods for culturing intestinal organoids from other species. (20%)
Optimizes parasite cultures in 2D cell culture and intestinal organoids. (15%)
Cultures environmental bacteria and tests bacterial cultures for anti-parasitic activity. (15%)
Performs standard assays in the laboratory: immunofluorescence assays, infection assays, real-time PCR and others as the need arises. (15%)
Oversees general laboratory maintenance and trains new employees in equipment use and lab techniques. (15%)
Works closely with PI to identify and troubleshoot problems as they arise and assists the PI in assuring that BL2 precautions are followed. (10%)
Train and supervises students and/or volunteers in the laboratory in coordination with PI. (10%)

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The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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