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Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Renal Division. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Our laboratory studies cancer and kidney diseases. We combine bioinformatics and experimental approaches to advance precision medicine. We have created various in vivo and in vitro experimental models that are valuable in studying the etiology and treatment for these devastating diseases. We combine in vivo, ex vivo, and in vitro methods to study the pathogenic mechanisms in a multi-disciplinary manner. Ongoing projects in our lab involve kidney diseases, cancer proteogenomics, progenitor cells in injury/repair, molecular circuitry regulating tumorigenesis, and functional genomic studies based on new discoveries from next generation sequencing. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to perform experiments in research projects to address questions that are both fundamental in biology and highly relevant in the clinic. Position assists with the technical aspects of studies and experiments including documentation and preparation of materials.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, and histology/immunohistology assays.
Maintains murine models and processes samples derived from laboratory mice and human specimens.
Assists with research studies, experiments and assays including collection of data, preparation of solutions and set-up and maintenance of equipment.
Performs data entry and maintains data files on research.
Maintains complete written and electronic records/reports in an organized manner.
Prepares tissue cultures, reagents, probe tests, etc.
Complies with established safety procedures and maintains required documentation on laboratory and specimen conditions.
Ensures lab conditions and equipment are properly cleaned and maintained in accordance with established procedures.
Assists with general lab maintenance and cleaning.
Knowledge and experience in molecular biology, cell culture, and using transgenic mice.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and to communicate with laboratory staff and investigators.
Ability to generate, analyze, and organize data and reports.
Working knowledge of computer software and general lab equipment.
The hiring range for this position is $14.07 - $18.99 per hour.
This position is eligible for full-time benefits.� Please visit our website at http://hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Bachelor’s degree and up to 1 year of experience in a laboratory setting or equivalent combination of education and experience equaling 4 years required.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade R06.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Works in laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological, chemical and radioactive hazards. Must be physically able to wear protective equipment. Must be able to provide standard care to research animals.
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