The Varshney lab is recruiting for a highly motivated, passionate and independent individual with excellent interpersonal skills to play a key role in advancing the mission of the lab.
BA/BS degree in one of the biological sciences, physics, or chemistry or 4 years of professional, paid relevant laboratory experience. Should be familiar with lab techniques.
Apply developing knowledge to coordinate day-to-day work, complete a variety of detailed tasks and assignments. Basic knowledge of Internet software, order processing system, data base and Microsoft Office software. Must be detail oriented and work independently as well as a team player.
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and protocols/procedures. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to compute basic mathematical operations, i.e., rate, ratio, percent, molarity, and unit conversion. Ability to organize and perform precise and accurate work when dealing with samples and chemicals.
Ability to speak effectively to present ideas and data analysis to supervisor, who will decide how to proceed. Suggest changes to experiments and procedures. Ability to exchange ideas and procedures with co-workers and other labs.
One or more years of relevant lab experience. Experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred but not required: molecular biology (e.g., cloning and PCR), cell culture, protein biochemistry, mass spectrometry, microbiology/sterile techniques, microscopy.
Typically Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5pm
Regularly required to stand, use manual dexterity, talk or hear; Frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms; occasionally sit; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Potential exposure to fumes, airborne particles, or rodent dander. May work with toxic, caustic chemicals, radioactive materials, liquid nitrogen, human tissue or blood. Potential risk of electrical shock. Occasional exposure to cold 4C, and/or extreme cold -80C from freezers. Noise level is usually moderate.
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1234383