Research Technologist (Master or PhD in MicroBiology or other science field) - Full Time - Winfield, IL

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This position is for a Research Technologist in a scientific research laboratory.  Duties will include conducting supervised biochemistry and molecular biology experiments, collection, analysis and processing of clinical and laboratory samples, and laboratory maintenance. The Research Technologist must be willing to perform a variety of experiments independently using both routine and specialized techniques and methods, perform basic trouble-shooting techniques, and assist in report writing. Technical duties: Participates in design and execution of research lab projects. Conducts experimental tests and procedures. Processes and analyzes data. Using an advanced level of skill, completes the following activities: DNA cloning and isolation. RNA isolation for cDNA production and PCR based technologies. Protein isolation from CSF and blood. Protein analysis including SDS PAGE and immunoblotting techniques. Assists with procurement of samples from various clinical studies and performs analysis. Maintains a quality laboratory notebook and prepares research findings for subsequent publication and presentation. Computer use for data analysis, word processing and graphics
General lab duties: Manages lab record keeping. Manages the disposal of hazardous and biological waste within the lab. Maintains laboratory supplies and reagents. Operates and maintains standard lab equipment. Library work, such as literature searches and copying articles. Performs other duties as required or assigned. EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Required: B.S. or equivalent in biological sciences with at least one year of practical laboratory experience in some aspect of molecular/cellular biology. Excellent communication skills. Self motivated. Willingness and ability to acquire new skills. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi task. Desired: A Bachelors degree in life sciences, preferably biochemistry or molecular biology or related basic science with a minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience or a Masters degree in life sciences, or related basic science with minimum of 1 year of demonstrated laboratory experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired. Demonstrated experience in designing and developing experiments, lab procedures, and protocols.

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