Fairview Health Services is looking for a Jr. Scientist (Researcher I) for the BMT Stem Cell department at University of Minnesota Medical Center.
This is a fulltime position on the day shift.
The Jr. Scientist (Researcher 1) position is responsible for performing professional laboratory work in a research laboratory. Responsible for conducting experiments with human T cells in support of clinical applications. A broad range of activities will be expected, including: cell isolation (from umbilical cord blood, adult peripheral blood or mouse bone marrow cells); cell culture; flow cytometric characterization and purification (sorting); mouse injection, tissue harvesting, sectioning and staining; biochemical assays on DNA, RNA/protein. Candidate will be expected to collect and integrate data from multiple sources, review literature for relevant sources of scientific information and methods, prepare summary reports of experimental data to supervisor.
Carries out the complex, multi-step laboratory procedures specified in protocols and instruction.
Selects and adapts equipment, instruments and methods to meet requirements of the laboratory program or specified research needs.
Employs a wide variety of standards or experimental techniques to conduct laboratory preparations.
Conducts assays, tabulates, and graphs data.
Assists the Principal Investigator in the development of new lab techniques for experimentation.
Maintains laboratory equipment, media reconstruction and supply inventory.
Operates, maintains and calibrates apparatus and equipment common to area of study.
Modifies and adapts equipment as needed.
Maintains lab manuals and data books, which incorporate methods and results from experiments.
Reviews literature as suggested by the investigation.
Selects relevant facts, techniques and procedures from the literature.
Summarizes the findings.
Bachelors Degree in Natural or Social Science (Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Immunology, etc.)
Prefer candidates with lab experience and/or flow cytometry experience
Prefer candidateswilling to work with animal models (mice)
Prefer candidates with knowledge of immunology and murine models of disease and previous experience working with in-vivo tumor or graft-vs-host disease models
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