Perform work on staging animal imaging experiments, starting under the supervision of experienced personnel, and then with increasing independence. Prepare small animals (mice and rats) for imaging, and for radiation treatment. Preparation includes cell culture tasks for tumor inoculation; tail vein and urethral catheterization; and novel, humane tumor immobilization for imaging. The work will be in the context of a highly technically oriented group developing novel methods for imaging animals including imaging oxygen concentrations in the tissues and tumors of animals and cell signaling.
70% : The technician will be expected to be involved in animal set up for imaging of mice, rats and rabbits including, animal anesthesia, preparation of single cell suspensions from tumor tissue, intraperitoneal/Subcutaneous injection of hydration solutions to the animal, animal tail vein catheterization, tumor immobilization and urethral cannulation
20% Placement of the animal in various imaging resonators for electron paramagnetic resonance imaging and cell culture
10% Organize data for presentation in weekly lab meetings. Development of new protocols. Generate written manuscripts of findings for publications.
strong computer skills
organizational communication skills
ability to work independently and ability to prepare reports on experiments
ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks in a competent and professional manner
ability to solve problems independently, and ability to work in an environment with frequent interruptions
Bachelor's degree or higher in related field such as biology, bioengineering, chemistry or Physics is required.
knowledge of biology, chemistry, or physics is required.
Working with animal such as mouse is required.
Basic computer knowledge is required (e.g. familiarity with EXCEL and MS Word, etc.).
Working with animals and physiological measurements, e.g., EKG, blood pressure, core temperature is preferred.
Instrumentation experience is preferred.
Interest in learning simple MATLAB script creation is preferred.
Resume and cover letter are required
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